Khakrez District

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Khakrez District

Khakrez in spring time
Khakrez in spring time
Khakrez District is located in Afghanistan
Khakrez District
Khakrez District
Location in Afghanistan (Dot on the town of Khakrez)
Coordinates: 31°59′06″N 65°28′22″E / 31.985°N 65.472778°E / 31.985; 65.472778Coordinates: 31°59′06″N 65°28′22″E / 31.985°N 65.472778°E / 31.985; 65.472778
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceKandahar Province
Time zone+ 4.30

Khakrez District is a rural agrarian community with a population of more than 20,000 located in north-central Kandahar Province. It is the home to the Shah Agha Shrine, one of the oldest historical Islamic sites in Afghanistan.[1] [2] 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 district center is in the village of Darvishan, located in the western part of the district.


  1. ^ Catanzaro, Lt. Col. Basicl. "Taking a Stand: Village Stability Operations and the Afghan Local Police". Special Warfare. United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  2. ^ Khakriz District Development Assembly. "Summary of the District Development Plan - Khakriz District, Kandahar Province" (PDF). Islamic Republic of Afghanistan National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2013. Retrieved 30 August 2013.

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