Takhar Province

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Coordinates: 36°42′N 69°48′E / 36.7°N 69.8°E / 36.7; 69.8
Takhār (تخار)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Taloqan
 - coordinates 36°42′N 69°48′E / 36.7°N 69.8°E / 36.7; 69.8
Area 12,333 km² (4,762 sq mi)
Population 886,400 (2009)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Persian
Uzbek
Pashto
Map of Afghanistan with Takhar highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Takhar highlighted

Takhār (Persian: تخار) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. The capital is Taloqan. Its salt mines are one of Afghanistan's major mineral resources.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Takhar.
Districts of Takhar Province
District Capital Population Area[1] Notes
Baharak 40,902 Created in 2005 within Taluqan District
Bangi 28,197
Chah Ab 64,151
Chal 24,596
Darqad 25,771
Dashti Qala 35,347 Created in 2005 within Khwaja Ghar District
Farkhar 37,864
Hazar Sumuch 9,774 Created in 2005 within Taluqan District
Ishkamish 51,153
Kalafgan 28,122
Khwaja Baha Wuddin 26,280 Created in 2005 within Yangi Qala District
Khwaja Ghar 44,909 Sub-divided in 2005
Namak Ab 11,563 Created in 2005 within Taluqan District
Rustaq 132,315
Taluqan 194,471 Sub-divided in 2005
Warsaj 33,506
Yangi Qala 39,398 Sub-divided in 2005

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