Kushk District

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Kushk

کوشک
District
Rocks
Rocks
Kushk is located in Afghanistan
Kushk
Kushk
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°03′34″N 62°17′43″E / 35.0594°N 62.2953°E / 35.0594; 62.2953Coordinates: 35°03′34″N 62°17′43″E / 35.0594°N 62.2953°E / 35.0594; 62.2953
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceHerat Province
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total121,000

Kushk District is situated in the northern part of Herat Province, Afghanistan and 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 District to the east; the population is 121,000 (2012).[1]

The main road from Herat to Kushka in Turkmenistan passes through the district, along the Kushk River. Torghundi is the main border crossing town.

Agriculture[edit]

The following table demonstrates the total amount of irrigated and rain-fed lands in the district.[2]

Total (Jereb) Irrigated (Jereb) Rainfed (Jereb) Forest (Hectare)
458,207 66,753 391,454 93
Farm

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Herat Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Retrieved 25 January 2016.

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