Farah Province

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Coordinates: 32°30′N 63°30′E / 32.5°N 63.5°E / 32.5; 63.5
Farah (فراه)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Farah
 - coordinates 32°30′N 63°30′E / 32.5°N 63.5°E / 32.5; 63.5
Area 48,471 km² (18,715 sq mi)
Population 925,016 (2006) [1]
Density 9.0 /km² (23 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Pashto
Dari Persian
Map of Afghanistan with Farah highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Farah highlighted

Farah (Pashto/Persian: فراه) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the southwest of the country. Its capital is Farah. Farah is large with few people living in it. It is the fourth largest province in Afghanistan. It is on the Iranian border. Most of the people are Pashtun.

Districts[change | edit source]

Districts of Farah Province
District Capital Population[2] Area[3] Notes[4]
Anar Dara 24,782 70% Tajik, 30% Pashtun
Bakwa 39,871 100% Pashtun
Bala Buluk 72,465 95% Pashtun, 5% Tajik
Farah Farah 109,409 85% Pashtun, 10% Tajik, 5% other
Gulistan 49,774 80% Pashtun, 20% Tajik
Khaki Safed 34,600 99% Pashtun, 1% Tajik
Lash Wa Juwayn 20,499 50% Pashtun, 50% Tajik
Pur Chaman 51,626 95% Tajik, 5% Pashtun
Pusht Rod 36,315 99% Pashtun, 1% Tajik
Qala-I-Kah 30,653 70% Pashtun, 30% Tajik
Shib Koh 23,013 70% Pashtun, 15% Tajik, 15% other

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