Districts of Afghanistan

Districts of Afghanistan

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The provinces
Provinces of Afghanistan
The provinces of Afghanistan are the primary administrative divisions of Afghanistan. As of 2004, there are thirty-four provinces in the country. Each province is further divided into smaller districts....

 of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Afghanistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in the centre of Asia, forming South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. With a population of about 29 million, it has an area of , making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world...

 are divided into Wolaswalei or district
District
Districts are a type of administrative division, in some countries managed by a local government. They vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.-Austria:...

s. The number of districts in Afghanistan has fluctuated over the years, with new districts created by splitting or merging parts of others. Prior to 1979, there were 325 districts. This was increased to 329 and, in 2004, a major reorganization led to the number increasing to 397. As of June 2005, the Afghan Ministry of the Interior recognised 398 districts, divided between the 34 provinces. This number is expected to change with further administrative reorganization.

The districts are listed below, by province:

Badakhshan Province
Badakhshan Province
Badakhshan is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, consisting of 28 districts. It is located in the north-east of the country, between the Hindu Kush and the Amu Darya. It is part of the Badakhshan region.-Geography:...


Detailed Information of Badakhshan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Badakhshan
  • Arghanj Khwa - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Argo
    Argo District
    Argo District is a district in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Fayzabad District and is home to approximately 45,000 residents.-References:...

     - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Baharak
    Baharak District
    Baharak district is a district of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan located east of Fayzabad. The capital is the city of Baharak and the district is home to approximately 14,000 residents. The district is also called Baharakstan....

  • Darayim - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Darwaz
    Darwaz district
    Darwaz distrcit is a district in Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan. It is part of the historic region Darwaz which is now divided between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Darwaz District has a population of approximately 21,000 after sub-division in 2005 which led to the formation of Darwazi Bala...

  • Darwazi Bala - formerly part of Darwaz District
  • Fayzabad
    Fayzabad District, Badakhshan
    Fayzabad District is one of 30 districts that comprise Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. In 2005, several portions of the district were sub-divided to create several new districts within the province. The remaining portion is home to approximately 46,000 residents.Settlements in the district...

  • Ishkashim
    Ishkashim District
    Ishkashim District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The capital is the city of Ishkashim . The people of the region are called Tajiks and some of them speak the Ishkashimi language...

  • Jurm
    Jurm District
    Jurm District is one of the 30 districts of Badakhshan Province in northeast Afghanistan. The district capital is a town named Jurm. The district is 3 hours far from the center of the province and is home to approximately 3,000 residents, making it one of the most sparsely populated portions of the...

  • Khash
    Khash District
    Khash District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Jurm District and is home to approximately 48,000 residents, making it the third most populous district of the province....

     - formerly part of Jurm District
  • Khwahanولسوالی خواهان
  • Kishim
    Kishim District
    Kishim District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The district is located in the Keshem Valley, a primarily rural area on the western edge of the province, and is home to approximately 63,000 residents, making it the second most populous district of the...

  • Kohistan - formerly part of Baharak District
  • Kuf Ab - formerly part of ولسوالی خواهان Khwahan District
  • Kuran Wa Munjan
    Kuran wa Munjan District
    Kuran wa Munjan District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. Located in the Hindu Kush mountains, the district is home to approximately 8,000 residents. The district capital is Kuran wa Munjan....

  • Ragh
    Ragh District
    Ragh District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. Located in the northwestern portion of the province, Ragh is home to approximately 37,300 residents...

  • Shahri Buzurg
    Shahri Buzurg District
    Shahri Buzurg District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The capital is the city of Shahri Buzurg. Its northwestern border is along the international border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan while its southwestern border is with Takhar Province...

  • Shighnan
    Shighnan District
    Shighnan is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It is part of the history region of Shighnan that is today divided between Afghanistan and Tajikistan...

  • Shiki - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Shuhada
    Shuhada District
    Shuhada District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The district was formed in 2005 from part of Baharak District and is home to approximately 31,000 residents....

     - formerly part of Baharak District
  • Tagab - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Tishkan - formerly part of Kishim District
  • Wakhan
    Wakhan District
    Wakhan District is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. Total population for the district is about 13,000 residents. Wakhan District is bounded by three international borders: Tajikistan to the north, Pakistan to the south, and Afghanistan's only border with...

  • Wurduj - formerly part of Baharak District
  • Yaftali Sufla - formerly part of Fayzabad District
  • Yamgan - formerly part of Baharak District
  • Yawan
    Yawan District
    Yawan District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Ragh District and is home to approximately 20,000 residents....

     - formerly part of Ragh District
  • Zebak
    Zebak District
    Zebak District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It is home to approximately 7,000 residents, most living in Zebak, the district capital. The Tajik peoples in the district speak Sanglechi-Ishkashmi language, also referred to as Zebaki....



Baghlan Province


Detailed Information of Baghlan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Baghlan
  • Andarab
    Andarab District
    Andarab district is located in the southern part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population of Andarab in 2004 was roughly 120,642. Tajiks make up the entire population of the district.. The district centre is the village of Andarab....

  • Baghlan
    Baghlan District
    Baghlan was a district in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The main town of the district was also known as Baghlan. In 2005, Baghlan was annexed into the district of Baghlani Jadid, also in Baghlan Province.-See also:...

     - now part of Baghlani Jadid District
  • Baghlani Jadid
    Baghlani Jadid District
    Baghlani Jadid is a district of Baghlan Province in northern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 119,607.-Geography:...

  • Burka
    Burka District
    Burka district is located in the northeastern part of Baghlan province. Its population is approximately 49,000 people. The capital is the city of Burka . It is located in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. The district is prone to earthquakes.-External links:** by the UNHCR...

  • Dahana i Ghuri
    Dahana i Ghuri District
    Dahana i Ghuri district is located in the most southwestern part of Baghlan province. The capital is Dahana i Ghuri . Its population is about 3,400 people. It is connected with Baghlan and Puli Khumri with an all weather primary road.-External links:*...

  • Dih Salah - formerly part of Andarab District
  • Dushi
    Dushi District
    Dushi district is located in the central part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. It lies on the major Kabul-Kunduz highway. The population of the district was estimated to be around 57,160 in 2004. Hazaras are around 60% of the population and make up the majority in the district, followed by 39%...

  • Farang wa Gharu - formerly part of Khost Wa Fereng District
  • Guzargahi Nur - formerly part of Khost Wa Fereng District
  • Khinjan
    Khinjan District
    Khinjan District is located in the southern part of Baghlan province in the Hindu Kush mountains. The capital is the town of Khenjan. The main Kabul-Kunduz highway passes through the district from south to west...

  • Khost wa Fereng
    Khost wa Fereng District
    Khost wa Fereng district is the easternmost district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountains. Its capital is Khost wa Fereng...

  • Khwaja Hijran - formerly part of Andarab District
  • Nahrin
    Nahrin District
    Nahrin District is a district in the central part of Baghlan Province in Afghanistan. To the west lie the major towns of Baghlan and Puli Khumri. The district centre is Nahrin City...

  • Puli Hisar - formerly part of Andarab District
  • Puli Khumri
    Puli Khumri District
    Puli Khumri is a district of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The population of the district was estimated to be around 191,640 in 2004. Tajiks are around 50% of the population and make up the majority in the district, followed by 30% Pashtuns, 10% Hazaras and 10% Uzbeks.-External links:** by the...

  • Tala Wa Barfak
    Tala wa Barfak District
    Tala wa Barfak is a district of Afghanistan situated in the most southwestern part of Baghlan province. The capital is Taleh va Barfak.-External links:** by the UNHCR ....



Kunduz Province


Detailed Information of Kunduz Province
Current Map of the Districts of Kunduz
  • Ali Abad
    Ali abad District
    The Ali abad District is situated in the southern part of Kunduz Province, Afghanistan. It borders with Baghlan Province to the South, Chahar dara District to the West, Kunduz and Khan Abad districts to the North and Takhar Province to the East...

  • Archi
    Archi District
    The Archi District is situated in the northwestern part of Kunduz Province in Afghanistan. It borders with Khan Abad and Kunduz districts to the South-West, Imam Sahib District to the North-West, Tajikistan to the Nort and Takhar Province to the East. The population is 74,900 - 40% Pashtun, 15%...

  • Chahar Dara
    Chahar dara District
    Chahar Dara District is one of the seven districts in Kunduz Province in northern Afghanistan...

  • Imam Sahib
    Imam Sahib District
    Imam Sahib District is situated in the northern part of Kunduz Province, Afghanistan. It borders with Qalay-I-Zal District to the west, Tajikistan to the north , with Archi District to the east and Kunduz District to the south. The population is 204,300 - 25% Pashtun, 25% Tajik, 45% Uzbek and 5%...

  • Khan Abad
    Khan Abad District
    Khan Abad District is situated in the eastern part of Kunduz Province, Afghanistan. It borders Kunduz District to the west, Archi District to the northeast, Takhar Province to the east and Ali abad District to the south. The population is 140,600 : 40% Pashtun, 20% Hazara, 25% Tajik, 10% Uzbek and...

  • Kunduz
    Kunduz District
    Kunduz District is situated in the center of Kunduz Province in Northern Afghanistan, around the provincial capital - the city of Kunduz. It borders Chahar dara District to the west, Qalay-I-Zal and Imam Sahib districts to the north, Archi and Khan Abad districts to the east and Ali abad District...

  • Qalay-I-Zal
    Qalay-I-Zal District
    Qalay-I-Zal District is situated in the western part of Kunduz Province, northern Afghanistan. It borders Balkh Province to the west and Tajikistan to the north along the Panj, Vakhsh and Amu Darya rivers. To the east it borders Imam Sahib District and to the south Kunduz and Chahar dara districts....



Takhar Province
Takhar Province
Takhār is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It was established in 1964 when Qataghan Province was divided into three provinces: Baghlan, Kunduz and Takhar. It is in the north-east of the country. Its capital is Taloqan. Its salt mines are one of Afghanistan's major mineral resources...


Detailed Information of Takhar Province
Current Map of the Districts of Takhar
  • Baharak
    Baharak District, Takhar
    Baharak District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. District was split-off from Taluqan District.- External links :* in Baharak District, 2009...

     - formerly part of Taluqan District
  • Bangi
    Bangi District
    Bangi District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Chah Ab
    Chah Ab District
    Chah Ab District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan.-Location:Chah Ab is the fourth largest district of Takhar province and is located in the northeast of Afghanistan.-Demographics:...

  • Chal
    Chal District
    Chal District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Darqad
    Darqad District
    Darqad District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Dashti Qala
    Dashti Qala District
    Dashte Qala District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. District was split-off from Khwaja Ghar District. this district is one of the best of Takhar that has best location and vurdured district,and this district is so closed to Tajikistan also it has an ancient place and most popular in...

     - formerly part of Khwaja Ghar District
  • Farkhar
    Farkhar District
    Farkhar District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan.It is located in southern east of Taloqan city the center of Takhar province. It is a scenic valley surrounded with high mountains. The Khanabad River flows inside this valley. People from all around Afghanistan come to this valley for...

  • Hazar Sumuch
    Hazar Sumuch District
    Hazar Sumuch District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. District was split-off from Taluqan District....

     - formerly part of Taluqan District
  • Ishkamish
    Ishkamish District
    Ishkamish District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Kalafgan
    Kalafgan District
    Kalafgan District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Khwaja Baha Wuddin
    Khwaja Baha Wuddin District
    Khwaja Baha Wuddin District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. District was split-off from Yangi Qala District....

     - formerly part of Yangi Qala District
  • Khwaja Ghar
    Khwaja Ghar District
    Khwaja Ghar District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan....

  • Namak Ab
    Namak Ab District
    Namak Ab District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. District was split-off from Taluqan District....

     - formerly part of Taluqan District
  • Rustaq
    Rustaq District
    Rustaq District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan. The district capital is the town of Rustaq....

  • Taluqan
    Taluqan District
    Taluqan District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan. It contains the capital, Taloqan....

  • Warsaj
    Warsaj District
    Warsaj District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan....

  • Yangi Qala
    Yangi Qala District
    Yangi Qala District is one of the biggest districts in Takhar Province, Afghanistan. Economically the population of this district is involve in agriculture and some other small business. The field crop is rice and wheat, mostly the surplus rice is exporting to the neighboring district and...



Balkh Province
Balkh Province
Balkh is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country and its name derives from the ancient city of Balkh, near the modern town...


Detailed Information of Balkh Province
Current Map of the Districts of Balkh
  • Balkh
  • Chahar Bolak
    Chahar Bolak District
    Chahar Bolak district is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Chahar Bolak 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif....

  • Chahar Kint
  • Chimtal
    Chimtal District
    Chimtal District is located in the western part of Balkh province, Afghanistan. The estimated population of Chimtal in 2004 was around 81,311. The capital is Chimtal ....

  • Dawlatabad
    Dawlatabad District
    Dawlatabad District is located in the northwestern part of Balkh province, Afghanistan. The population is over 94,000 people. The capital is the city of Dawlatabad at 298 m height above the sea level.-Not to be confused with:...

  • Dihdadi
    Dihdadi District
    Dihdadi District is situated in the central part of Balkh province, Afghanistan. It is not far from the capital of the province Mazari Sharif - about 15 km in eastern direction from the district capital Dihdadi ....

  • Kaldar
    Kaldar District
    Kaldar is a small district in the northern part of Balkh Province, Afghanistan. The northern and the eastern border of the district is the large Amu Darya river. North of the river is Uzbekistan and east is Tajikistan. The main village, also called Kaldar, is in the northeastern part of the...

  • Khulmi
  • Kishindih
    Kishindih District
    Kishindih district is the southernmost district in Balkh province. Its capital is Kishindinh Bala, situated in the northern part of the district....

  • Marmul
    Marmul District
    Marmul is a small district, located in the central part of Balkh province. The capital Marmul is in its southern end on the border with the Chahar Kint district....

  • Mazar-e Sharif
  • Nahri Shahi
    Nahri Shahi District
    Nahri Shahi is a large district of Balkh Province, Afghanistan around the capital district Mazari Sharif....

  • Sholgara
    Sholgara District
    Sholgara is a district in the southern part of Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It is located at a crossroads between several districts, just south of Mazari Sharif...

  • Shortepa
    Shortepa District
    Shortepa is a small district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It is situated along the Amu Darya river, close to the border with Uzbekistan. The main village is Shor Tappeh at 274 m altitude.-External links:*...

  • Zari
    Zari District
    Zari is a district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Kishindih District....

     - formerly part of Kishindih District


Faryab Province
Faryab Province
Fāryāb is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. Its capital is Maymana. The majority of the population is Uzbek.-History:...


Detailed Information of Faryab Province
Current Map of the Districts of Faryab
  • Almar
    Almar District
    Almar is a district in the southwestern part of Faryab Province, Afghanistan. Its northern border is the national border with Turkmenistan. The population was estimated at 55,000 in 2002....

  • Andkhoy
  • Bilchiragh
    Bilchiragh District
    Bilchiragh is a district in the southern part of Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The main town, Belcheragh, is situated in the northwest of the district at , 1263 m altitude.- External links:*...

  • Dawlat Abad
    Dawlat Abad District
    Dawlat Abad is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The population of the district was estimated 39,000 in 2002.The centre of the district is the town of Dawlat Abad , located at , 447 m altitude, on the route from Sheberghan to Maimana. At one time it had a bazaar with 180 shops and...

  • Gurziwan
    Gurziwan District
    Gurziwan is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Bilchiragh District....

     - formerly part of Bilchiragh District
  • Khani Chahar Bagh
    Khani Chahar Bagh District
    Khani Chahar Bagh is the most northerly district in Faryab Province. The main village, Chahar Bagh , at 278 m altitude, is in the southern part of the district. In the north the district's border is with Turkmenistan. The population in 2002 was estimated at 22,000....

  • Khwaja Sabz Posh
    Khwaja Sabz Posh District
    Khwaja Sabz Posh District is the district where the Faryab Province capital Maymana is located. It is a rural district without its own capital....

  • Kohistan
    Kohistan District, Faryab
    Kohistan district is the southern-most district in Faryab Province. Its population is 38,200 . The district center is Qal'a , 1909 m altitude....

  • Maymana
  • Pashtun Kot
    Pashtun Kot District
    Pashtun Kot district is located in the center of Faryab Province southeast from Maymana. The district center Pashtun Kot is a suburb of Maymana . The population is 159,300 ....

  • Qaramqol
    Qaramqol District
    Qaramqol district is located south of Andkhoy in the northern part of Faryab Province. The population is 17,100 . The district center Qaram Qũl is close to the town of Andkhoy....

  • Qaysar
    Qaysar District
    Qaysar district is situated in the southwestern part of the Faryab Province of Afghanistan. The population is 122,300 people . The district center Qeysar , at the edge of the vast desert of Qaisar, has almost the same peculiarities of the Almar bazaar...

  • Qurghan
    Qurghan District
    Qurghan is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. 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....

     - formerly part of Andkhoy District
  • Shirin Tagab
    Shirin Tagab District
    Shirin-Tagab is the district center in the Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The population was 65,800 in 2004. It is located at , 525 m altitude....



Jowzjan Province
Jowzjan Province
Jowzjān or Jōzjān or Jawzjan is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. Its capital is Sheberghan.- Demographics :...


Detailed Information of Jowzjan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Jowzjan
  • Aqcha
    Aqcha District
    Aqcha District is situated in the central part of Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan. It borders Mardyan and Mingajik districts to the north, Sheberghan District to the West, Sar-e Pol Province to the south and Fayzabad District to the east. The population is more than 50,000 people...

  • Darzab
    Darzab District
    Darzab District is the southwesternmost district in Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Sheberghan District to northeast, Sar-e Pol Province to the west and Faryab Province to the south and west. The population is 43,300 . The district center is Darzab.- District Map :*...

  • Fayzabad
    Fayzabad District, Jowzjan
    See also: Faizabad Fayzabad District is situated in the eastern part of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Aqcha District to the west, Mardyan District to the north, Balkh Province to the east and Sar-e Pol Province to the south. The population is 36,800 . The district center is the village...

  • Khamyab
    Khamyab District
    Khamyab District is a frontier district in the province of Jozjan in Afghanistan. It shares borders with Turkmenistan to the north and west, Khwaja du koh District to the south and the Mingajik and Qarqin districts to the east. As of 2006, the population is 12,400. The district center is the...

  • Khaniqa
    Khaniqa District
    Khaniqa District is a district of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Aqcha District
  • Khwaja Du Koh
    Khwaja du koh District
    Khwaja du koh District is a district of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan, situated in the Karakum Desert. It borders Faryab Province to the west, Khamyab District to the north, Mangajik District to the east and Sheberghan District to the south. The population is 23,900 . The district capital is Khwaja...

  • Mardyan
    Mardyan District
    Mardyan District is situated in the central eastern part of the Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Mingajik District to the west, Qarqin District to north, Balkh Province and Fayzabad District to the east and Aqcha District to the south. The population is 34,200...

  • Mingajik
    Mingajik District
    Mangajik District is situated in the central part of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Khwaja du koh and Khamyab districts to the west, Qarqin District to the north, Mardyan District to the east and Aqcha District to the south. The population is 38,100...

  • Qarqin
    Qarqin District
    Qarqin District is a small boundary district in the northern part of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Turkmenistan to the north along the Amu Darya River, Khamyab District to the west, Mingajik and Mardyan districts to the aouth, and Balkh Province to the east. The population is 21,400...

  • Qush Tepa
    Qush Tepa District
    Qush Tepa District is a district of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Shibirghan District
  • Shibirghan
    Shibirghan District
    Shibirghan District is situated in the southern part of Jowzjan Province in Afghanistan. It borders Faryab Province to the west, Khwaja du koh District to the north, Aqcha District to the east and Sar-e Pol Province. The population is 143,900 . The center is the provincial capital Sheberghan...



Samangan Province
Samangan Province
Samangan is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. The province covers and has a population of approximately 313,211, as of 2006.Its capital, Samangan, is known for its ancient ruins including, notably, the Takht e Rostam...


Detailed Information of Samangan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Samangan
  • Aybak
    Aybak District
    Aybak District is a district in Samangan Province, Afghanistan. It contains the town of Aybak which serves as the provincial capital of Samangan....

  • Dara-I-Sufi Balla - created within the former Dara-I-Suf District
  • Dara-I-Sufi Payan - created within the former Dara-I-Suf District
  • Feroz Nakhchir
    Feroz Nakhchir District
    Feroz Nakhchir District is a district of Samangan Province, Afghanistan. It formerly belonged to Balkh Province and shifted in 2005....

     - formerly part of Khulmi District; shifted from Balkh Province
  • Hazrati Sultan
    Hazrati Sultan District
    Hazrati Sultan District is a district in Samangan Province, Afghanistan. It is also locally known as Azrat Sultan....

  • Khuram Wa Sarbagh
    Khuram Wa Sarbagh District
    Khuram Wa Sarbagh District is a district in Samangan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Ruyi Du Ab
    Ruyi Du Ab District
    Ruyi Du Ab District is a district in Samangan Province, northern Afghanistan....



Sare Pol Province
Sar-e Pol Province
Sar-e Pol, also spelled Sari Pul , is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. Sar-e-Pul Province is situated between the central highlands and the northern Turkmen plains. Sar-e-Pul borders Ghor and Baniyan provinces to the south, Faryab, Jawzjan and...


Detailed Information of Sar-e-Pol Province
Current Map of the Districts of Sar-e-Pol
  • Balkhab
    Balkhab District
    Balkhab District is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan. The district seat lies at Balkhab, also known as Tarkhoj.Coal is mined in the area.A massive copper deposit is also located in Balkhab district of Sar-e pol province, the new copper discovery is bigger than the current Aynak copper...

  • Gosfandi
    Gosfandi District
    Gosfandi District is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Sayyad District; most recently created district up to date
  • Kohistanat
    Kohistanat District
    Kohistanat District is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan.-Villages:*Aruj, Afghanistan*Gawanak*Jarghan*Jawak*Negala...

  • Sangcharak
    Sangcharak District
    Sangcharak District or Sancharak is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan. Its center is the city of Tukzar or Tokzar. Sangcharak district borders Balkh Province in the east. Sangcharak District's area is 1089 square kilometres.- Population :...

  • Sar-e Pul
  • Sayyad
    Sayyad District
    Sayyad District is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan....

  • Sozma Qala
    Sozma Qala District
    Sozma Qala District is a district of Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan....



Kabul Province
Kabul Province
Kābul , situated in the east of the country, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. The capital of the province is Kabul City, which is also Afghanistan's capital. The population of Kabul province is 3.5 million people as of 2009, of which almost 80 percent live in the urban areas...


Detailed Information of Kabul Province
Current Map of the Districts of Kabul
  • Bagrami
    Bagrami District
    Bagrami District is located in the central part of Kabul Province in Afghanistan. It is approximately 30 minutes drive east from the capital city, Kabul...

  • Chahar Asyab
  • Deh Sabz
    Deh Sabz District
    Deh Sabz District is situated northeast of Kabul City in Afghanistan. It has a population of 100,136 people . About 70% are Pashtuns, and 30% are Tajiks....

  • Farza
    Farza District
    Farza District is a new district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 18,000 people , a mixture of Pashtuns and Tajiks. In January 1991, Farza was separated as an independent district from Mir Bacha Kot District but this structure was never recognised by the Taliban government....

     - formerly part of Mir Bacha Kot District
  • Guldara
    Guldara District
    Guldara District is located in the northwestern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 10,000 people, including new returnees...

  • Istalif
    Istalif District
    Istalif District is located in the northwestern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 8,500 , a mixture of Tajiks, Pashtuns and Hazaras....

  • Kabul
    Kabul District
    Kabul District is a district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. The seta lies at Kabul....

  • Kalakan
    Kalakan District
    Kalakan District is located in the northern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It borders Guldara District to the west, Qarabagh District to the north, Dih Sabz District to the east and Mir Bacha Kot District to the south. The population is 26,800 . The center is the village of Kalakan, situated...

  • Khaki Jabbar
    Khaki Jabbar District
    Khaki Jabbar District is a mountainous district situated in the southeastern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. The district headquarter is Khak-i Jabbar village, which is located in the central part of the district.-Demographics:...

  • Mir Bacha Kot
    Mir Bacha Kot District
    Mir Bacha Kot District is situated in the central part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 5,000 and another 37,000 are expected to return in the near future...

  • Mussahi
    Mussahi District
    Mussahi District is a district of Kabul province, Afghanistan.Location: is situated in the southern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. Mussai district borders Char Asiab District to the west, Bagrami District to the north, Khaki Jabbar District to the east and Logar Province to the south...

  • Paghman
    Paghman District
    Paghman District is situated in the western part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 120,000 people, and another 20,000 returnees are expected , of which 70% are Pashtuns and 30% Tajiks....

  • Qarabagh
  • Shakardara
    Shakardara District
    Shakardara District is situated in the central part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 63,000 people, with another 10,000 expected to return from abroad...

  • Surobi
    Surobi District
    This article is about the Surobi District of Kabul Province. For the district in Paktika, see Sarobi, Paktika.Surobi, Sarobi or Sarubi District is a district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. Its capital, Surobi, lies about 60 kilometres east of Kabul along the A01 highway, although much of the...



Kapisa Province
Kapisa Province
Kapisa is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north-east of the country. Its capital is Mahmud-i-Raqi, and other districts include Kohistan, Nijrab and Tagab. The population of Kapisa is estimated to be 364,900, although there has never been an official estimate...


Detailed Information of Kapisa Province
Current Map of the Districts of Kapisa
  • Alasay
    Alasay District
    The Alasay District is situated in the eastern part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It borders Tagab District to the South and East, Nejrab District to the North and Laghman Province to the East. The population is 33,500...

  • Hesa Awal Kohistan - created within the former Kohistan
    Kohistan District, Kapisa
    Kohistan District was a district in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. The district center was Kohistan. The population was 100,200 , mostly Tajik. The Kohistani Tajiks were the most powerful and best organized groups that fought against the British occupation of Kabul in 1879 to 1880....

     District
  • Hesa Duwum Kohistan
    Hesa Duwum Kohistan District
    Hesa Duwum Kohistan District is a district in the southern part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. The center is the village of Keshektan. The population is 39,900 and is mostly composed of Tajik. The district is famous for its sweet mulberries, grapes, apricots and pomegranates. Yearly, hundreds of...

     - created within the former Kohistan District
  • Koh Band
    Koh Band District
    Koh Band District is situated in the northwestern part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It borders Kohistan District to the west, Parvan Province to the north, Nejrab District to the east and Mahmud Raqi District to the south. The population is 20,800...

  • Mahmud Raqi
    Mahmud Raqi District
    Mahmud Raqi District is located in the western part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It borders with Parvan Province to the south and with other districts from Kapisa Province: Nejrab District and the former Kohistan District to the north and Tagab District to the southeast. The district center is...

  • Nijrab
    Nijrab District
    Nijrab District, also called Nijraaw, is situated in the central part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It is located in a valley about 120 km north of Kabul. It borders Mahmud Raqi and Koh Band districts to the west, Parvan Province to the north, Laghman Province and Alasay District to the...

  • Tagab


Logar Province


Detailed Information of Logar Province
Current Map of the Districts of Logar
  • Azra
    Azra District
    Azra District is a district of Logar Province, Afghanistan. It is located in the eastern part of the district and is 140km from the capital Kabul. It was moved from Paktia Province....

     - shifted from Paktia Province
  • Baraki Barak
    Baraki Barak District
    Baraki Barak District is situated in the western part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Wardak Province to the west and northwest, Pul-i-Alam District to the north and east and Kharwar and Charkh districts to the south. The population is 101,000...

  • Charkh
    Charkh District
    Charkh District is situated in the southern part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. Kharwar District was created from the former big Charkh District.The population is 39,400 . The district center is the village of Charkh, located on at 2108 m altitude in a river valley...

  • Kharwar
    Kharwar District
    Kharwar District is a district of Logar Province, Afghanistan. In July 2008 a coalition helicopter was shot down by small arms fire, an American officer said he was worried about the rising violence in the area. It was created from Charkh District....

     - formerly part of Charkh District
  • Khoshi
    Khoshi District
    Khoshi District is located in the East part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. 80 km away from Kabul and 18 km from Pul-i-Alamcentre of Logar Province. Centre of the district is called Khoshi...

  • Mohammad Agha
    Mohammad Agha District
    Mohammad Agha District is a district of Logar Province, Afghanistan. It lies next to Kabul Province. The District capital is Mohammad Agha. the copper mine Mes Aynak is located within this district.-Geography:...

  • Pul-i-Alam
    Pul-i-Alam District
    Pul-i-Alam is a district of Logar Province, Afghanistan.The population of Pul-i-Alam is estimated at around 108,000, which is composed of Pashtuns, Tajiks and some Shia...



Panjshir Province
Panjshir Province
Panjshir is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Containing the Panjshir Valley, in April 2004 it was created from parts of Parwan Province, which now lies along its southwestern border. Panjshir's population is about 139,000 and covers an area of 3,610 square kilometers...


Detailed Information of Panjsher Province
Current Map of the Districts of Panjsher
  • Anaba
    Anaba District
    Anaba District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within the former Panjsher District
  • Bazarak
    Bazarak District
    Bazarak District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within the former Panjsher District
  • Darah
    Darah District
    Darah District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within the former Hisa Duwum Panjsher District
  • Khenj
    Khenj District
    Khenj District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan. Emerald is mined in this part of Panjshir province....

     - created within the former Hisa Awal Panjsher District
  • Paryan
    Paryan District
    Paryan District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within the former Hisa Awal Panjsher District
  • Rokha
    Rokha District
    Rokha District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within parts of the former Hisa Duwum Panjsher and Panjsher Districts
  • Shotul
    Shotul District
    Shotul District is a district of Panjshir Province, Afghanistan....

     - created within the former Panjsher District


Parwan Province


Detailed Information of Parwan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Parwan
  • Bagram
    Bagram District
    Bagram District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan. Its seat lies at Bagram, which lies about 60 kilometers north of the capital of Kabul...

  • Chaharikar
    Chaharikar District
    Chaharikar District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Ghorband
    Ghorband District
    Ghorband District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan. Ghorband is located in the southern foothills of Hindu Kush and forms the western boundary of the ancient valley of Koh Daman. It is located 50 km from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. The capital lies at Syahgerd, also known as...

  • Jabal Saraj
  • Kohi Safi
    Kohi Safi District
    Kohi Safi District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Salang
    Salang District
    Salang District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Sayed Khel
    Sayed Khel District
    Sayed Khel District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Jabul Saraj District
  • Shekh Ali
    Shekh Ali District
    Shekh Ali district Parwan Province.The main tribes of Shekh Ali's are: Daikakalan, Naiman , Qaraluq, Karmali and Babur are all Sunis. They are not Hazaras although some of the may look like Hazaras. The Qaraluqs are Turkik Origin. They have adopted mainly the Hazara cultures including the language,...

  • Shinwari
    Shinwari District
    Shinwari District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Surkhi Parsa
    Surkhi Parsa District
    Surkhi Parsa District is a district of Parwan Province, Afghanistan....



Wardak Province
Wardak Province
Maidan Wardak Province is one of thirty four provinces of Afghanistan located in the central east region of Afghanistan. It has a population of approximately 540,100. The capital of the province is Maidan Shar...


Detailed Information of Wardak Province
Current Map of the Districts of Wardak
  • Chaki Wardak
    Chaki Wardak District
    Chaki Wardak or Čak-e-Wardak , literally : The Head of Wardak , is a district in the south of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 83,376 in 2005, the last year for which figures are available...

  • Day Mirdad
    Day Mirdad District
    Day Mirdad is a district in the south of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The capital of the district is Miran city. The district was previously known as Jilga.-Demographics and population:...

  • Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud
    Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud District
    Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud District is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.The district has a Hazara majority resident population, but the district is also used as grazing ground by nomadic Pashtun Kuchis....

  • Jaghatu
    Jaghatu District
    Jaghatu is a district in Wardak province, Afghanistan, 40 km northwest of Ghazni. In 2004 it was shifted from Ghazni province to Wardak. According to 2005 data, the population is more than 27,000, most of whom are Hazara...

     - shifted from Ghazni Province
  • Jalrez
    Jalrez District
    Jalrez is a district in the east of Maydan Shahr, Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The district center is the village of Jalrez.-External links:...

  • Markazi Bihsud
    Markazi Bihsud District
    Markazi Bihsud District is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.The district has a Hazara majority resident population, but the district is also used as grazing ground by nomadic Pashtun Kuchis....

  • Maydan Shahr
    Maydan Shahr District
    Maydan Shahr is a district in the east of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 121,531 in 2002, consisting of about 85% Pashtuns and 14% Tajiks, with a few Hazara families. The district centre is Maydan Shahr.-References:...

  • Nirkh
    Nirkh District
    Nirkh is a district of about 480 square kilometres in the east of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 57,000 in 2002, consisting of about 80% Pashtuns, 15% Tajiks and 5% Hazara...

  • Saydabad
    Saydabad District
    Saydabad District is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The district is known for its pleasant climate, including hilly vegetation, streams, and orchards...



Kunar Province
Kunar Province
Kunar is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. Its capital is Asadabad. It is one of the four "N2KL" provinces...


Detailed Information of Kunar Province
Current Map of the Districts of Kunar
  • Asadabad
    Asadabad district
    Asadabad district is one of 15 districts in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It includes the city of Asadabad - the district center, close the Kunar River. It is situated in the central part of the province...

  • Bar Kunar
    Bar Kunar district
    Bar Kunar District is situated in the northeastern part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Asadabad district to the southwest, Nuristan Province to the northwest, Nari district to the northeast and Dangam district to the southeast. The population is 19,500 - all Pashtun...

  • Chapa Dara
    Chapa Dara district
    Chapa Dara District is situated in the western part of Konar Province, Afghanistan and borders Nuristan Province. The population is 27,500 . The district is mountainous and farming and animal husbandry are not possible in the whole district. Some people work abroad...

  • Chawkay
    Chawkay district
    Chawkay District is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The population is 31,600 . The district center is the village of Chawkay at 726 m altitude in the valley of the Kunar river. 80 % of the houses in the district were destroyed during the wars.**...

  • Dangam
    Dangam district
    Dangam District is situated in the eastern end of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Marawara district to the west, Asadabad district to the northwest, Bar Kunar district to the north, Nari district to the northeast and Pakistan to the east and south. The district is mountainous and poor. The...

  • Dara-I-Pech
    Dara-I-Pech District
    Dara-I-Pech District is located western-central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 30 km West from Asadabad. The population is 48,400 . The district is governed from Mano Gai...

  • Ghaziabad
    Ghaziabad district, Kunar Province
    Ghaziabad District is situated in the northern part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2004 from the northern part of Bar Kunar District. The population is 7,500 . The district center is the village of Ghaziabad at 1271 m altitude. The area is mountainous and there is little arable...

     - formerly part of Nurgal District
  • Khas Kunar
    Khas Kunar district
    Khas Kunar District is the largest district in the Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It is situated in the southern part of the province and borders Nangarhar Province to the south and Pakistan to the east. The Kunar River passes north through the district and irrigates the surrounding land. The...

  • Marawara
    Marawara District
    Marawara District is one of the 15 districts in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan to the east. It borders Sirkanay district to the west, Asadabad district to the westand northwest and asmar district to northeast. Marawara's population is not exactly known but CSO and UN figures...

  • Narang Wa Badil
    Narang wa Badil district
    Narang wa Badil District is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan south of Asadabad. It is surrounded by high mountains and the Kunar River. The population is 26,700 . The district center is the village of Kuz Narang at 742 m altitude. The arable land is not much and is not...

  • Nari
    Nari district
    Nari District is a boundary mountainous district in the most eastern part of Kunar Province in Afghanistan. It borders Bar Kunar District to the west, Nuristan Province to the north, Pakistan to the east and Dangam district to the south. The population is 24,500 —60% of them Pashtun...

  • Nurgal
    Nurgal District
    Nurgal District is situated in the western part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 90 km West from Asadabad, and is near Jalalabad city. It borders Nangarhar Province to the west and south, Chapa Dara district to the north and Chawkay and Khas Kunar districts to the east. The population is 28,000...

  • Shaygal Wa Shiltan
    Shaygal Wa Shiltan district
    Shaygal Wa Shiltan district was split from Chapa Dara district in Kunar Province, Afghanistan and the population is 25,900 ....

     - formerly part of Chapa Dara District
  • Sirkanay
    Sirkanay district
    Sirkanay District is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Pakistan to the south. The population is 24,200 . The district administrative center is the village of Serkanay at 775 m altitude. To the north the district borders the Kunar River, which irrigates the...

  • Wata Pur
    Wata Pur district
    Watapur District is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It was split from Asadabad district. The district is mountainous with 60 big and small villages. The population is 24,300 . The villages are located in the valleys or in the high mountains, with difficult or no road...

     - formerly part of Asadabad District


Laghman Province


Detailed Information of Laghman Province
Current Map of the Districts of Laghman
  • Alingar
    Alingar District
    Alingar District is located approximately 27 km from Mehtarlam, the provincial capital of Laghman Province and borders with Alishing and Dawlat Shah districts to the West, Nuristan Province to the North, Kunar and Nangarhar provinces to the East and Qarghayi and Mihtarlam districts to the...

  • Alishing
    Alishing District
    Alishing District is located in 21 km from Mihtarlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province, and borders Kabul Province. It borders with Kabul and Kapisa provinces to the West, Dawlat Shah District to the North, Alingar District to the East and Mihtarlam District to the South. The population is...

  • Dawlat Shah
    Dawlat Shah District
    Dawlat Shah District is located approximately 74 km from Mehterlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province. It is a mountainous district and borders Nuristan Province to the North and North-East, Alingar District to the East, Alishing District to the South and Kapisa and Parwan provinces to...

  • Mihtarlam
    Mihtarlam District
    Mehterlam district is located in the center of Laghman Province and consists of the urban centre and provincial capital Mihtarlam and 24 major villages and 269 sub-villages. Mihtarlam derives its name from Mihtarlam baba , who was purported to be the father of the prophet Noah...

  • Qarghayi
    Qarghayi District
    Qarghayi District has 60 villages. It is the largest district in Laghman Province, and is located 30 km from the provincial centre of Mihtarlam. It borders Mihtarlam District to the north, Alingar District to the northeast, Nangarhar Province to the south and Kabul Province to the west. The...



Nangarhar Province
Nangarhar Province
Nangarhar is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan in the east of the country. Its capital is the city of Jalalabad. The population of the province is 1,334,000, which consists mainly of ethnic Pashtuns with a sizable community of Arabs and Pashais....


Detailed Information of Nangarhar Province
Current Map of the Districts of Nangarhar
  • Achin
    Achin District
    Achin is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population is 100% Pashtun.Achin is home to the Shinwari tribe, one of the largest Pashtun tribes. It was a stronghold of the Mujaheddin during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.-Economy:The primary...

  • Bati Kot
    Bati Kot District
    Bati Kot is a district in the east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 63,960 in 2002, of whom 25,500 were children under 12. The district centre is Nader Shah Kot....

  • Bihsud
    Bihsud District
    Bihsud District is a district of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. The district, which contains 40 villages, is located around the city Jalalabad, spanning both sides of the Kabul River...

     - formerly part of Jalalabad District
  • Chaparhar
    Chaparhar District
    Chaparhar is a district in the centre of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 54,858 in 2002, of whom 21,800 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Chaparhar.-External links:...

  • Dara-I-Nur
    Dara-I-Nur District
    Dara-I-Nur is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 99% Pashai with a small number of Pashtuns, was estimated at 120,000 in 2002, of whom 28,000 were children under 12....

  • Dih Bala
    Dih Bala District
    Dih Bala is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 50,595 in 2002, of whom 20,200 were children under 12. The district centre is Deh Bala....

  • Dur Baba
    Dur Baba District
    Dur Baba is a district in the southeast of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun , was estimated at 29,197 in 2002, of whom 11,600 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Dur Baba....

  • Goshta
    Goshta District
    Goshta District is located in the northeast of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and borders Pakistan. The district's population is 100% Pashtun and was estimated at 160,000 in 2002, of whom 30,000 were children under 12...

  • Hisarak
    Hisarak District
    Hesarak or Hisarak is a district in the west of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 28,462 in 2002, of whom 11,380 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Hesarak....

  • Jalalabad
  • Kama
    Kama District
    Kama is a district in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, to the east of Jalalabad. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 88,000 in 2002.The district centre is the village of Sanger Srye Kama....

  • Khogyani
    Khogyani District
    Khogyani is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population is almost entirely Pashtun, and was estimated at 146,852 in 2002. The district centre is the village of Khogyani, though the largest village is Vazir....

  • Kot
    Kot District
    Kot is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Oranges, rice, and sugarcane grow in the fertile district, and the capital city has cane-processing and sugar-refining as well as paper-making industries. The district's year-round summery weather attracts many visitors....

     - formerly part of Rodat District
  • Kuz Kunar
    Kuz Kunar District
    Kuz Kunar is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, on the Kunar River. It is counted one of the more secured districts of the Nangarhar province, where many foreigners go to visit the social, agricultural and structural rehabilitation of the area...

  • Lal Pur
    Lal Pur District
    Lal Pur is a district in the east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 34,516 in 2002, of whom 13,800 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Lal Pur....

  • Muhmand Dara
    Muhmand Dara District
    Momand Dara is a district in the east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 33,966 in 2002, of whom 14,800 were children under the age of 12. The district centre is the village of Momand Dara...

  • Nazyan
    Nazyan District
    Nazyan is a district in the south-east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 22,858 in 2002, of whom 9000 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Nazyan....

  • Pachir Wa Agam
    Pachir Wa Agam District
    Pachir Wa Agam is a district in the southeast of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 39,280 in 2002, of whom 15,700 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Pachir Wa Agam.The district has faced heavy...

  • Rodat
    Rodat District
    Rodat is a district in the center of Nangarhar Province, 25 km away from Jalalabad city. Afghanistan, south of Jalalabad...

  • Sherzad
    Sherzad District
    Sherzad is a district in the west of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. It has a short stretch of border with Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 66,392 in 2002, of whom 26,500 were children under 12...

  • Shinwar
    Shinwar District
    Shinwar is a district in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. It is on the main highway from Jalalabad to the Torkham border crossing. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 40,147 in 2002, of whom 16,000 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Shinwar...

  • Surkh Rod
    Surkh Rod District
    Surkh-Rōd , also spelled as Surkh-Rūd or Sorkh-Rūd, is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. The district centre is the town of Sultanpur...



Nuristan Province


Detailed Information of Nurestan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Nurestan
  • Bargi Matal
  • Du Ab
    Du Ab District
    Du Ab District, Dō Āb District, Du'ab District, Doab District, is a district of Nuristan Province, in eastern Afghanistan.-History:The Taliban launched an attack on the Du Ab and Qatar Khak areas on 31 January 1997.-References:...

     - formerly part of Kamdesh District
  • Kamdesh
    Kamdesh District
    Kamdesh District is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It was originally in Konarha Province and then was moved to the newly created Nuristan Province in 2001.-Boundaries:...

  • Mandol
    Mandol District
    Mandol District is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It was originally in Laghman Province and then was moved to the newly created Nuristan Province in 2001....

  • Nurgaram
    Nurgaram District
    Nurgaram District is a district of Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. It was established in the 2004 Afghanistan administrative reorganization out of parts of Nuristan District and Wama District....

     - formerly part of Kamdesh District
  • Paroon
  • Wama
    Wama District
    Wama District is a district of Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. In the 2004 Afghanistan administrative reorganization it lost territory to the newly created Nurgram and Parun districts....

  • Waygal
    Waygal District
    Waygal District is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan....



Badghis Province
Badghis Province
Bādghīs is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is located in northwestern Afghanistan, between the Murghab and Hari rivers, extending as far northward as the edge of the desert of Sarakhs. It includes the Chul formations through which the Turkmen-Afghan boundary runs...


Detailed Information of Badghis Province
Current Map of the Districts of Badghis
  • Ab Kamari
    Ab Kamari District
    Ab Kamari is a district in the west of Badghis Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 36,300 in 2002, the ethnic makeup of which was approximately 80% Tajik with a Pashtun minority. The district capital is Sang Atesh. Other localities include Ab Khuda'i, Alkhan, Anjir, Duzdanak,...

  • Ghormach
    Ghormach District
    Ghormach is a district situated in the north east Badghis Province of Afghanistan. The district centre is Ghowrmach.-Demographics:The estimated population of Ghormach District in 2003 was roughly 52,566...

  • Jawand
    Jawand District
    Jawand is the largest district of Badghis Province, Afghanistan, located in the southeast. Its population is estimated at 186,000, although a 1990 estimate by the United States Agency for International Development puts the population at 46,403. Its capital is Jawand.Jawand has approximately 380...

  • Muqur
    Muqur District, Badghis
    Muqur District is a district located within Badghis Province in the western part of Afghanistan. It is located between the districts of Ab Kamari to the east, Qala i Naw to the south, Qadis to the southeast and Murghab to the northeast. To the north is the national border with Turkmenistan...

  • Murghab
    Murghab District
    Murghab is a district situated in the northeast of Badghis Province, Afghanistan. The district capital is Murghab.-Demographics:The estimated population of Murghab District in 2003 was roughly 109,381...

  • Qadis
    Qadis District
    The Qadis District is located in the southern part of Badghis province, Afghanistan, between the districts Jawand in the East, Qala i Naw in the west, Muqur and Murghab in the North. In the South is the Herat province. The capital is Qadis....

  • Qala-I-Naw


Bamyan Province


Detailed Information of Bamiyan Province
Current Map of the Districts of Bamiyan
  • Bamyan
  • Kahmard
    Kahmard District
    Kahmard is a district of Bamyan Province in central Afghanistan. It is located at an altitude of 1,475 meters, with a population of 31,042. Kahmard is situated 140 km from Bamiyan city, in the north of the province, and is divided into five valleys...

     - shifted from Baghlan Province
  • Panjab
    Panjab District
    Panjab district is in the central part of Bamiyan Province, Afghanistan. The capital is the town of Panjab. Panjab contains 5 valleys , the water running through the 5 valleys meet in the centre of the district...

  • Sayghan
    Sayghan District
    Saighan is a district in Bamyan Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 23,215 . It was created in 2005 from part of Kahmard District, and until 2004 was part of Baghlan Province. Saighan city is the largest town in the district as well as being the administrative center. The district has...

     - formerly part of Kahmard District; shifted from Baghlan Province
  • Shibar
    Shibar District
    Shibar District is located in the western end of the Bamyan Province in Afghanistan. It is in a mountainous region. The main village Shibar is at 2,637 m altitude on the all-seasons secondary road from Bamyan to Kabul through the Shibar pass.The northern portion of the district, beginning near the...

  • Waras
    Waras District
    Waras District is a mountainous district in the southern part of Bamyan Province, Afghanistan. Its population is about 100,000 people, who are entirely Hazara, according to AIMS data. The main village is Waras...

  • Yakawlang
    Yakawlang District
    Yakawlang District is located in the northwestern part of Bamyan Province. Its population is about 80,000 predominantly from the Hazara ethnic group. The capital city Yakawlang formerly held 60,000 residents, and it was completely destroyed by Taliban forces in 2001...



Farah Province
Farah Province
Farah is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the southwest of the country. Its capital is Farah. Farah is a spacious and sparsely populated province that lies on the Iranian border...


Detailed Information of Farah Province
Current Map of the Districts of Farah
  • Anar Dara
    Anar Dara District
    Anar Dara is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is approximately 70% Tajik with a Pashtun minority, was estimated at 30,000 in January 2005. The capital town, Anar Dara, is situated at 801 m altitude, with a population of about 13,300 people.-References:* , compiled...

  • Bakwa
    Bakwa District
    Bakwa is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is entirely Pashtun, was estimated at 79,529 in November 2004. The district center is Sultani Bakwa. It is situated at 726 m altitude.-References:...

  • Bala Buluk
  • Farah
    Farah City District
    Farah City District is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan, containing the main city of Farah. Its population was estimated at 159,310 in 2004, composed of 85% Pashtun and 10% Tajik, along with other minor ethnic groups.-Popular perceptions:...

  • Gulistan
    Gulistan District
    Gulistan, also transliterated as Golestan , is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is approximately 80% Pashtun with a Tajik minority, was estimated at 53,780 in October 2004. The main village, also called Gulistan, is situated at 1434 m altitude in the mountainous part...

  • Khaki Safed
  • Lash wa Juwayn
  • Pur Chaman
  • Pusht Rod
  • Qala i Kah
    Qala i Kah District
    Qala i Kah district is located in the western part of Farah Province, in western Afghanistan. Its western border is with Iran. The population is more than 21,000. The main town Qala i Kah is situated at 612 m altitude....

  • Shib Koh
    Shib Koh District
    Shib Koh is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 70% Pashtun and 15% Tajik, along with other ethnic groups, was estimated at 328,000 in January 2005.-References:...



Ghor Province


Detailed Information of Ghor Province
Current Map of the Districts of Ghor
  • Chaghcharan
    Chaghcharan District
    Chaghcharan District is one of the most populated districts in Ghor Province . It is a mountainous district. The winter is severe and the roads are inaccessible because of the snow. The district center Chaghcharan is also the capital of the province. It is situated at at 2268 m elevation. The...

  • Charsada
    Charsada, Afghanistan
    Charsada District is a district of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It was created from the northwestern part of Chaghcharan District. The district center is Qale-Zobayd. The population is 23,000....

     - formerly part of Chaghcharan District
  • Dawlat Yar
    Dawlat Yar District
    Dawlat Yar is a district in Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from the southeastern part of Chaghcharan District. The administrative center of the district is Delak, but the largest town is Dawlat Yar at 2503 m altitude....

     - formerly part of Chaghcharan District
  • Du Layna
    Du Layna District
    Du Layna is a district in Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It was created from part of the much larger Chaghcharan District. The district population is 30,700....

     - formerly part of Chaghcharan District
  • Lal Wa Sarjangal
    Lal Wa Sarjangal District
    Lal Wa Sarjangal is a district in the north of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. The district center is the town of Lal Wa Sarjangal. The population of 95,300 is exclusively Hazara....

  • Pasaband
    Pasaband District
    Pasaband District is located in the southern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. The population is 80,700 . The district center is Shinkot.Pasaband is a mountainous district and the winters are long and severe. Roads are not in good condition and some villages are accessible only using animals...

  • Saghar
    Saghar District
    Saghar District is situated in the most southwestern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan with district center Titan . The population is 29,500 people. The district, as the other mountainous districts in the province, suffers long and severe winters and continuing drought during the...

  • Shahrak
    Shahrak District
    Shahrak District is located in the central part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. The population is 50,900. The district center is Dahan-e Falezak .-Architecture:Near the village of Jam stands the Minaret of Jam, a historic building....

  • Taywara
    Taywara District
    Taywara district is located in the southern part of Ghor Province in Afghanistan. The population is 77,800 people. The district center is the town of Taywara.The district is mountainous and in the winter the roads are often inaccessible.-References:...

  • Tulak
    Tulak District
    Tulak District is located in the southwestern part of the Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It is a mountainous district like the whole province. The population is 43,800 and the district center is Kwajaha.-References:...



Herat Province
Herat Province
Herat is one the 34 provinces of Afghanistan; together with Badghis, Farah, and Ghor provinces, it makes up the South-western region of the country...


Detailed Information of Herat Province
Current Map of the Districts of Herat
  • Adraskan
    Adraskan District
    Adraskan is a district in the central part of Herat Province in Afghanistan. It is bordered to the west by Iran, to the north by Ghoryan District, Zinda Jan District, Guzara District, Pashtun Zarghun District and Obe District, to the east by Farsi District and to the south by Shindand District.The...

  • Chishti Sharif
    Chishti sharif District
    Chishti Sharif District is the most easterly district in Herat Province, Afghanistan, situated along the Hari River and one of its northern tributaries. It borders with Obe District to the west, Badghis Province to the north and Ghor Province to the east and south. The population was estimated at...

  • Farsi
    Farsi District
    Farsi is a district the west of Herat Province, Afghanistan. It borders on Obe District to the north, Adraskan District to the west, Shindand District to the south and Ghor Province to the south and east. The population was estimated at 26,100 in 2005. The district center is the village of Farsi.-...

  • Ghoryan
  • Gulran
    Gulran District
    Gulran District is situated in northwestern part of Herat province, Afghanistan and borders Iran to the west, Turkmenistan to the north, Kushk District to the east, and Zinda Jan District and Kohsan District to the south. The population is 106,983 . The district center is the village of Gulran....

  • Guzara
    Guzara District
    Guzara District is situated in the center of Herat Province, Afghanistan, 10 km south of Herat. It borders Injil District to the north, Pashtun Zarghun District to the east, Adraskan District to the south and Zinda Jan District to the west. The population is 124,900 . The district center Guzara ...

  • Hirat
  • Injil
    Injil District
    Injil is a district of Herat Province in northwestern Afghanistan. It surrounds Herat City and borders Kushk District to the north, Karukh District to the east, Guzara District to the south, and Zinda Jan District to the west...

  • Karukh
    Karukh District
    Karukh District is situated in the northeastern part of Herat Province, Afghanistan. It borders Kushk District to the northwest, Kushki Kuhna District to the north and Badghis Province to the northeast. To the east is Obe District. To the south is Pashtun Zarghun District and Injil District is...

  • Kohsan
    Kohsan District
    Kohsan is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It borders the nation of Iran to the west, Gulran District to the north, and Ghurian District to the south and east. The population of Kosan District is 30,100 , which includes the following ethnic groups: 59.4% Pashtun, 35.3%...

  • Kushk
    Kushk District
    Kushk District is situated in the northern part of Herat Province, Afghanistan and may also may be referred to as Rubat-i-Sangin or Rabat-e-Sangi. It borders Turkmenistan to the north, Gulran District to the west, Zinda Jan District, Injil District and Karukh District to the south and Kushki Kuhna...

  • Kushki Kuhna
    Kushki Kuhna District
    Kushki Kuhna is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It is situated in the northern part of the province. It borders Kushk District to the west, the nation of Turkmenistan to the north, Badghis Province to the east, and Karukh District to the south...

  • Obe
    Obe District
    Obe is a district in the northeast of Herat Province, Afghanistan. It borders on the north with Badghis Province, on the east with Chishti sharif District, on the southeast with Farsi District, on the south with Adraskan District, and on the west with Pashtun Zarghun and Karukh districts.The...

  • Pashtun Zarghun
    Pashtun Zarghun District
    Pashtun Zarghun District , formerly known as Posht-e Zirghān or Posht-e Zirghūn , is situated in the central part of Herat Province, Afghanistan in the valley of the Hari River...

  • Shindand
    Shindand District
    Shindand , is one of the 16 districts of Herat Province, in western Afghanistan, and is situated in the southern part of that province. It borders Adraskan District to the north, Ghor Province to the east and Farah Province to the south and west. The population was 151,900 . The district center is...

  • Zinda Jan


Ghazni Province
Ghazni Province
Ghazni is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. Babur records in his Babur-Nama that Ghazni is also known as Zabulistan It is in the east of the country. Its capital is Ghazni City...


Detailed Information of Ghazni Province
Current Map of the Districts of Ghazni
  • Ab Band
    Ab Band District
    Ab Band is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is almost entirely Pashtun, was estimated at 41,340 in 2002. Ab Band is on the main road from Kabul to Kandahar....

  • Ajristan
    Ajristan District
    Ajristan is a district in the west of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 62,028 in 2001, of whom 97% were Pashtun with a small number of Hazara. The district capital is Sangar located in the center of the district. Most of the population lives in the valley of the Jikhai...

  • Andar
    Andar District
    Andar is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan. The population has been estimated at 106,000, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray....

  • Dih Yak
    Dih Yak District
    Dih Yak is a district in the eastern part of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, 30 km east from Ghazni. Its population is more than 41,000 . The district center is Ramak....

  • Gelan
    Gelan District
    Gelan is a district in the south of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 78,408 in 2002. The district capital is Janda.-References:* , accessed 2006-04-25 .-External links:*...

  • Ghazni City
    Ghazni City District
    Ghazni District is a district of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan situated in the northeaster part of the province. Capital of the district is Ghazni, which is also capital of Ghazni Province.-Demographics & Population:...

  • Giro
  • Jeghatoo (Waeez Shahid)
    Jeghatoo District
    Jeghatoo District also Jaghatu District is one of the largest and most populated district in Ghazni Province, west of the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan....

  • Jaghuri
    Jaghori District
    Jaghori is a major business center and one of the main districts of Ghazni province in Afghanistan. It is situated in the highlands of the central region. The population was estimated at 192,216 in 2002, making it one of the most populous districts in Afghanistan. Sange-e-Masha is a small bazaar...

  • Khugiani
    Khugiani District
    Khugiani is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was previously part of Jaghatu District. Its territory had been enlarged during the Taliban regime and after then the district was returned to its original borders...

     - created from parts of Waeez Shahid and Ghazni Districts
  • Khwaja Umari
    Khwaja Umari District
    Khwaja Umari is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from the large Bahrami Shahid District. The population in 2005 was estimated at 16,100, of whom 20% were Pashtun, 35% Tajik and 45% Hazara. The district center is the village of Khwaja Umari.The drought is less...

     - formerly part of Waeez Shahid District
  • Malistan
    Malistan District
    Malistan is a district in the west of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Hazara, was estimated at 71,784 in 2003. The district capital is Meradina.-History:...

  • Muqur
    Muqur District, Ghazni
    Muqur is a district in the southwest of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is mostly Pashtun along with a few Hazara and Tajik, was estimated at 70,900 in 2002, of whom around 20,000 were children under 12.-References:...

  • Nawa
    Nawa District
    Nawa is a large district in the far south of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It is situated 100 km south from Ghazni in a mountainous region. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 29,054 in 2002, of whom around 45% were children under 12. The district center is the village of...

  • Nawur
    Nawur District
    Nawur is the largest district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is entirely Hazara, was estimated at 91,778 in 2002. The Jikhai River originates here.-References:...

  • Qarabagh
    Qarabagh District, Ghazni
    Qarabagh district is located 56 km to the south west of Ghazni in eastern Afghanistan. The 1,800 km² area is one of the most populated at 109,000; some reports count more than 200,000...

  • Rashidan
    Rashidan District
    Rashidan District is a new district in Afghanistan; it was created from the larger Jaghatu district.-Demographics:29,000 people are living in the villages of the district. 96% of them are Pashtun and 4% Hazara.-Water shortage:...

     - formerly part of Waeez Shahid District
  • Waghaz
    Waghaz District
    Waghaz is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was formed in 2005 from part of Muqur District, and has a population estimated at 32,000. The district center is the town of Waghaz at ....

     - formerly part of Muqur District
  • Zana Khan
    Zana Khan District
    Zana Khan district is a mountainous district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan with more than 12,000 people living there . The district center is Dado....



Khost Province
Khost Province
Khost is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the east of the country. Khost province used to be part of Paktia province in the past...


Detailed Information of Khost Province
Current Map of the Districts of Khost
  • Bak
    Bak District
    Bäk District is situated in the northern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Sabari District to the west, Paktia Province and Jaji Maydan District to the north, Pakistan to the east and Tere Zayi District to the south. The population is 19,600 . The district center is the village of...

  • Gurbuz
    Gurbuz District
    Gurbuz District is situated in the southern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Tani District to the west, Mando Zayi and Khost districts to the north and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is 23,200 . The district center is the village of Sekhamir Kalay situated in the...

  • Jaji Maydan
    Jaji Maydan District
    Jaji Maydan District is located in the northeastern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Bak District to the west, Paktia Province to the north and Pakistan to the north and east. The population is 21,400 . The district center is the village of Jaji Maydan, situated in the eastern part...

  • Khost (Matun)
    Khost (Matun) District
    Khost District is situated in the central and eastern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. The district center is the town of Khost. Khost Airfield is situated 2 miles southeast of the town of Khost.-Water:...

  • Mandozai
  • Musa Khel
    Musa Khel District
    Musa Khel District is situated in the northern part of the Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders with Paktia Province to the north, Sabari District to the east, Khost District to the south, Nadir Shah Kot District to the southwest and Qalandar District to the west. The population is 36,300...

  • Nadir Shah Kot
    Nadir Shah Kot District
    Nadir Shah Kot District is situated in the western part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Paktia Province and Shamal District to the west, Qalandar District to the north, Musa Khel District to the northeast, Khost District to the east, Mando Zayi District to the southeast and Tani and...

  • Qalandar
    Qalandar District
    Qalandar District is situated in the western part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Paktia Province to the west, Musa Khel District to the north and east and Nadir Shah Kot District to the south. The population is 9,100 . The district center is the village of Khost Mela .*...

  • Sabari
    Sabari District
    Sabari District is situated in the northern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Musa Khel District to the west, Paktia Province to the north, Bak District to the east and Tere Zayi and Khost districts to the south.The population is 62,800...

  • Shamal
    Shamal District
    Shamal District is situated in the western part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Paktia Province to the west, Nadir Shah Kot District to the east and Spera District to the south. The population is 12,200 . The district center is the village of Shamal, situated in the eastern part of the...

     - shifted from Paktia Province
  • Spera
    Spera District
    Spera District is situated in the most southwestern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders with Paktia Province to the south and west, Shamal District to the north. To the east it borders Nadir Shah Kot and Tani districts and Pakistan. The population is 21,500 people. The district center...

  • Tani
    Tani District
    Tani District is situated in the southern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Spera District to the west, Nadir Shah Kot and Mando Zayi to the north, Gurbuz District to the east and Pakistan to the south. The population is 52,800 people. The district center is the village of Tani,...

  • Tere Zayi
    Tere Zayi District
    Tere Zayi is one of the districts of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is situated in the northeast of the province. It borders with Khost and Sabari districts to the west, Bak District to the north and Pakistan to the east. The population is 39,600. The district center is Aliser, located in the...



Paktia Province
Paktia Province
Paktia , is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, in the east of the country. Its capital is Gardez. The population is predominantly Pashtun.- History:...


Detailed Information of Paktia Province
Current Map of the Districts of Paktia
  • Ahmadabad
    Ahmadabad District
    Ahmadabad is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. It is located to the east of Gardez, the provincial capital of Paktia.-Security and Politics:...

     - formerly part of Sayed Karam District
  • Chamkani
  • Dand Wa Patan
    Dand Wa Patan District
    Dand Wa Patan is a district of Paktia Province, Afghanistan, which borders the Kurram tribal region of Pakistan.-Security and Politics:On 19 August 2009 the Taliban attacked a border police check-post, killing one policeman....

  • Gardez
    Gardez District
    Gardez is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The center of the district which is also the capital of Paktia Province is Gardēz.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available...

  • Jaji
    Jaji District
    Jaji is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available. The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan estimated the...

  • Jani Khail
    Jani Khail District
    Jani Khail is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available. The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan estimated the...

  • Lazha Ahmad Khel
    Lazha Ahmad Khel District
    Lazha Ahmad Khel District is a district of Paktia Province, Afghanistan....

  • Sayed Karam
    Sayed Karam District
    Sayed Karam is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available. The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan estimated the...

  • Shwak
    Shwak District
    Shwak District is a district of Paktia Province, Afghanistan....

  • Wuza Zadran
    Zadran District
    Zadran District is a district of Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The soccer player Djelaludin Sharityar was born in Zadran....

  • Zurmat
    Zurmat District
    Zurmat is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available...



Paktika Province
Paktika Province
Paktika is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the south-east of the country. Most of the population is Pashtun. Its capital is Sharan.-Political and military situation:...


Detailed Information of Paktika Province
Current Map of the Districts of Paktika
  • Barmal
    Barmal District
    Barmal District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan,near the border with North Waziristan, one of Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas.According to Syed Saleem Shahzad...

  • Dila
    Dila District, Afghanistan
    Dila District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.All information is as of 2007.It has a population of approximately 20000 Afghans and an area of approximately 600 km2. The seat of the district capital is Dila village, with a couple of hundred families. There are a number of...

  • Gayan
    Gayan District
    Gayan District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

  • Gomal
    Gomal District
    Gomal District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.It is named after the Gomal River....

  • Jani Khel
    Jani Khel District
    Jani Khel is a district in Paktika Province, in eastern Afghanistan. It was created in 2004 out of part of Zarghun Shahr District.-Demographics & population:Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available...

     - formerly part of Zarghun Shahr District
  • Mata Khan
    Mata Khan District
    Mata Khan District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

  • Nika
    Nika District
    Nika District, also known as Naka, is one of the most remote districts in Paktika Province, Afghanistan. It lies in a bowl-shaped valley and is only accessible by a few rocky river beds and a single dirt road, the latter of which is not passable in winter. The valley's economy is rudimentary and...

  • Omna
    Omna District
    Omna District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

  • Sar Hawza
    Sar Hawza District
    Sari-roza or Sar Hawza is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.- Overview :Sarouza is one of the main districts of Paktika.Sar Hawza and Urgun District are strongholds of the Kharoti tribe....

  • Sarobi
  • Sharan
    Sharan District
    Sharan District is home to the city of Sharan, which is the capital of Paktika Province, Afghanistan. The Paktika Governor's compound is in Sharana, attached to the police headquarters for the province.-City of Sharana:...

  • Terwa - formerly part of Waza Khwa District
  • Urgun
    Urgun District
    Urgun is a district of the remote Paktika Province in Afghanistan.-Administrative seat:The administrative seat of this district is the like-named town/village of Urgun, also known as Urgun-e Kalan, meaning "Greater Urgun".-History:...

  • Waza Khwa
    Waza Khwa District
    Waza Khwa District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

  • Wor Mamay
    Wor Mamay District
    Wor Mamay District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

  • Yahya Khel
    Yahya Khel District
    Yahya Khel District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Zarghun Shahr District
  • Yosuf Khel
    Yosuf Khel District
    Yosuf Khel District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Zarghun Shahr District
  • Zarghun Shahr
    Zarghun Shahr District
    Zarghun Shahr District is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan., the district had an estimated population of over 75,000. However, by June 2004 the post-Taliban government separated off three new districts from the large Zarghun Shahr District...

  • Ziruk
    Ziruk District
    Ziruk District is a district of Paktika Province, once was a part of Paktia, Afghanistan....



Daykundi Province


Detailed Information of Daykundi Province
Current Map of the Districts of Daykundi
  • Gizab
    Gizab District
    'Gizab is a district in Orūzgān Province, Afghanistan. The district lies along the inexact line dividing Afghanistan's Pashtun tribes in the south from the Hazaras in the country's center—Gizab has a mix of Pashtun and Hazara villages. Gizab was transferred in 2004 from Oruzgan province to...

     - shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Ishtarlay
    Ishtarlay District
    Ishtarlay is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from Daykundi district....

     - created within the former Daykundi District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Kajran
    Kajran District
    Kajran, formerly known as Kijran, is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. It was transferred in 2004 from Uruzgan province. Its population is about 39,000 people. The capital Kajran is at 1346 m altitude....

     - shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Khadir
    Khadir District
    Khadir is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from Daykundi district. Its capital Khadir is situated at 2,466 m altitude....

     - created within the former Daykundi District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Kiti
    Kiti District
    Kiti is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from the former Kijran district.The main village Kiti is at 1,783 m altitude....

     - formerly part of Kajran District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Miramor
    Miramor District
    Miramor is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from Shahristan district....

     - formerly part of Sharistan District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Nili
    Nili District
    Nili is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. The main town in the district, also called Nili is the capital of Daykundi Province. The town of Nili is at 2,022 m altitude and has a small airport with a gravel runway and a commercial radio station...

     - created within the former Daykundi District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Sangtakht
    Sangi Takht District
    Sangi Takht is a district in Daykundi Province , Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from Daykundi district....

     - created within the former Daykundi District; shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Shahristan
    Shahristan District
    Shahristan is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. Daykundi var established as a province in the distant north area in Uruzgan province in 2004,...

     - shifted from Oruzgan Province


Helmand Province
Helmand Province
Helmand is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the southwest of the country. Its capital is Lashkar Gah. The Helmand River flows through the mainly desert region, providing water for irrigation....


Detailed Information of Helmand Province
Current Map of the Districts of Helmand
  • Baghran
    Baghran District
    Baghran is the northernmost district in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 90% Pashtun and 10% Hazara, was estimated at 82,018 in 2002...

  • Dishu
    Dishu District
    Dishu is a district in the south of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 58% Pashtun and 42% Baloch, was estimated at 20,600 in 2002. The district centre is the village of Dishu; most of the settlements in the district are along the Helmand River.-References:*...

  • Garmsir
    Garmsir District
    Garmsir District is located in the southern part of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The district is large, but all the villages are along the Helmand River. The rest is a desert. The district capital - Garmsir is located in the northwestern part of the district on the east bank of Helmand River. The...

  • Gerishk
    Gerishk District
    Gereshk District , also called Nahri Saraj, takes the name from its principal municipality of Gereshk town in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan.-Demography:The ethnic composition is predominantly Pashtun....

  • Kajaki
    Kajaki District
    Kajaki is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population is by a vast majority Pashtun, and stood at 60,700 in 2005. The district centre is the village of Kajaki.-References:* , dated 2002-12-31, accessed 2006-08-03 ....

  • Khanashin
    Khanashin District
    Reg District is situated in the southeastern part of Helmand Province, Afghanistan along the Helmand River on its western bank. The population is 22,400 . The main village is Khanashin....

  • Lashkargah
    Lashkargah District
    Lashkar Gah is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. Its population is 45% Pashtun and 20% Baluch, with ca. 30% Tajiks, 5% are Hindus and Hazara; the population was estimated at 85,800 in 2005...

  • Musa Qala
    Musa Qala District
    Musa Qala is a district in the north of Helmand Province, Afghanistan.Its population, which is 97% Pashtun, was 50,300 in 2005. The district centre is the village of Musa Qala; there are 19 other large villages and 200 smaller settlements, mostly along the Musa Qala River.In an effort to shoot at...

  • Nad Ali
    Nad Ali District
    -References:* , dated 2002-12-31, accessed 2006-08-03 .-External links:*...

  • Nawa-I-Barakzayi
    Nawa-I-Barakzayi District
    Nāwa-I-Barakzāyi District is an administrative district in Helmand Province, Afghanistan located south of the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah along the Helmand River. It is bordered by the districts of Lashkar Gah, Nad Ali, Garmsir, and Rig, as well as the provinces of Nimruz and Kandahar...

  • Nawzad
    Nawzad District
    Nawzad is a district in the north of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 51,170 in 2002. The district centre is the village of Nawzad; there are 14 other large villages and over 100 smaller settlements....

  • Sangin
    Sangin District
    Sangin is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was 50,900 in 2005. The district centre is the town of Sangin.-References:* , dated 2002-12-01, accessed 2006-08-04 .-External links:*...

  • Washir
    Washir District
    Washir is a district in the west of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun and Noorzai tribe, was 13,300 in 2005...



Kandahar Province
Kandahar Province
Kandahar or Qandahar is one of the largest of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is located in southern Afghanistan, between Helmand, Oruzgan and Zabul provinces. Its capital is the city of Kandahar, which is located on the Arghandab River. The province has a population of nearly...


Detailed Information of Kandahar Province
Current Map of the Districts of Kandahar
  • Arghandab
    Arghandab District
    Arghandab is a district in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Panjwai and Khakrez districts to the west, Shah Wali Kot District to the north and east and Kandahar District to the east and south....

  • Arghistan
    Arghistan District
    The Arghistan District is a district situated in the northeastern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Spin Boldak District to the south and west, Daman District to the west, Zabul Province to the north, Maruf District to the east and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is...

  • Daman
    Daman District, Afghanistan
    Daman district is situated in the central part of the Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Panjwai and Kandahar districts to the west, Shah Wali Kot District to the north, Zabul Province to the northeast, Arghistan and Spin Boldak districts to the east and Reg District to the south. The...

  • Ghorak
    Ghorak District
    Ghorak district is situated in the northwestern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Helmand Province to the West, Oruzgan Province and Naish District to the North, Khakrez District to the East and Maywand District to the South. The population is 8,600 . The district center is the...

  • Kandahar
    Kandahar District
    Kandahar District is situated in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the city of Kandahar. It borders with Panjwai District to the west, Arghandab District to the north, Shah Wali Kot District to the northeast and Daman District to the east and south. The population is...

  • Khakrez
    Khakrez District
    Khakrez District is situated in the northern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Ghorak District to the west, Maywand and Panjwai districts to the south, Arghandab and Shah Wali Kot districts to the east and Naish District to the north. The population is 20,200...

  • Maruf
    Maruf District
    Maruf District is a district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Arghistan District to the west, Zabul Province to the north and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is 29,300 . The district center is the town of Maruf, located in the northern part of the district...

  • Maywand
    Maywand District
    Maiwand District is situated in the western part of the Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Helmand Province to the west, Ghorak District to the north, Khakrez District to the northeast, Zhari District to the east, and Panjwai District to the south. The population is 51,900 . The district...

  • Miyan Nasheen
    Miyannasheen District
    Miyannasheen District is a new district of Kandahar District, Afghanistan, created in 2005. It was formerly in the northern part of Shah Wali Kot District. The population is 13,400 ....

     - formerly part of Shah Wali Kot District
  • Naish
    Naish District
    Naish is a mountainous district in the northern part of Kandahar Province, shifted from Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Oruzgan Province to the west, north and east and Shah Wali Kot, Khakrez and Ghorak districts to the south. The population is 11,800 . The district center is the village...

     - shifted from Oruzgan Province
  • Panjwaye
    Panjwaye District
    Panjwai is a district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is known as the birthplace of the Taliban. It is located about west of Kandahar city...

  • Reg
    Reg District (Kandahar)
    Reg District is situated in the southern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Helmand Province to the west, Panjwai and Daman districts to the north, Shorabak District to the east and Pakistan to the south. The population is 7,900...

  • Shah Wali Kot
    Shah Wali Kot District
    Shah Wali Kot District is situated in the northern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Khakrez District to the west, Naish District and Oruzgan Province to the north, Zabul Province to the east and Daman and Arghandab districts to the south. The population is 38,400 . The district...

  • Shorabak
    Shorabak District
    Shorabak District is a remote district situated in the southeastern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, 110 km south and east of Kandahar. It borders Reg District to the west, Spin Boldak District to the north and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is 10,200 . The district center...

  • Spin Boldak
    Spin Boldak District
    Spin Boldak is a district in the eastern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Daman District to the west, Arghistan District to the north, Qilla Abdullah District Pakistan to the east and Shorabak District to the south. The population was estimated at 100,400 in 2006...

  • Zhari
    Zhari District
    Zhari is a new district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.Alternate spellings include Zheley or Zharey. The district was created from territories taken from Maywand and Panjwai districts...

     - created from parts of Maywand and Panjwaye Districts


Nimruz Province
Nimruz Province
Nimruz is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, in the south-west of the country on the borders of Iran and Pakistan. The name Nimruz means "mid-day" or "half-day" in Persian. Nimruz covers 41,000 km² and has a population of 149,000...


Detailed Information of Nimruz Province
Current Map of the Districts of Nimruz
  • Chahar Burjak
    Chahar Burjak District
    Chahar Burjak District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan. At just under 22,000 square kilometers in area, it is the largest district in Afghanistan.-Notable people:...

  • Chakhansur
    Chakhansur District
    Chakhansur is a sparsely inhabited district near Nimroz / Zaranj in Nimruz Province in Afghanistan. Its population is approximately 406...

  • Kang
    Kang District
    Kang District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan....

  • Khash Rod
    Khash Rod District
    Khash Rod District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan. Majority of he population is Baluch....

  • Zaranj
    Zaranj District
    Zaranj District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan, containing the provincial capital city of Zaranj.Rourte 606 connects Zaranj to Delaram which helps the Trade, and the toll-customs revenues have grown.-Demographics:...



Orūzgān Province
Oruzgan Province
Orūzgān or Urōzgān , also spelled Uruzgan or Rōzgān , is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the center of the country, though the area is culturally and tribally linked to Kandahar in the south. Its capital is Tarin Kowt...


Detailed Information of Orūzgān Province
Current Map of the Districts of Orūzgān
  • Chora
    Chora District
    Chora District is a district of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. The district center is the town of Chora, with a population of about 3,000. It is a rural town with no industry beyond livestock, agriculture, and small merchants....

  • Deh Rahwod
    Deh Rahwod District
    Deh Rahwod is a district in Oruzgan Province, southern Afghanistan, and the name of the town that serves as district seat. Deh Rahwod lies along the Helmand River...

  • Khas Uruzgan
    Khas Uruzgan District
    Khas Uruzgan District is a district of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Shahidi Hassas
    Shahidi Hassas District
    Shahidi Hassas District is a district of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan....

  • Tarin Kowt
    Tarin Kowt District
    Tarin Kowt District is a district of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. The capital of the district and the province is the town called Tarin Kowt....



Zabul Province
Zabul Province
Zabul is a historic province of Afghanistan. Zabul became an independent province from neighbouring Kandahar in 1963, with Qalat being named the provincial capital. It should not be confused with the city Zabol, on the Iranian side of the border with Afghanistan.- Political and security situation...


Detailed Information of Zabul Province
Current Map of the Districts of Zabul
  • Argahandab
    Argahandab District
    Argahandab District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

  • Atghar
    Atghar District
    Atghar District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

  • Daychopan
  • Kakar
    Kakar District
    Kakar District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

     - formerly part of Argahandab District
  • Mizan
    Mizan District
    Mizan District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

  • Naw Bahar
    Naw Bahar District
    Naw Bahar District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

     - created from parts of Shamulzuyi and Shinkay Districts in Zabul Province .
  • Qalat (Technically only a municipality, not a district)
    Qalat District
    Qalat District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan. Its district seat is Qalat, the capital of the province....

  • Shah Joy
  • Shamulzayi
    Shamulzayi District
    Shamulzayi District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

  • Shinkay
    Shinkay District
    Shinkay District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....

  • Tarnak Wa Jaldak
    Tarnak Wa Jaldak District
    Tarnak Wa Jaldak District is a district of Zabul Province, Afghanistan....