Qurghan District

Qurghan (Persian: قرغان) is a district in Faryab province, Afghanistan.[2] It was created in 2005 from the western part of Andkhoy District. The district center Qurghan is very close to Andkhoy at 317 m altitude.

Qurghan
قرغان
Qurghan is located in Afghanistan
Qurghan
Qurghan
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 37°02′N 64°56′E / 37.04°N 64.94°E / 37.04; 64.94
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceFaryab
Area
 • Total797 km2 (308 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total271,160

The district covers 797 square kilometres (308 sq mi) and has 13 villages. As of 2003, the population is 27,116.[3]

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  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. ^ Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, p. 1.
  3. ^ Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, p. 2.

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