Wakhan District

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Wakhan

واخان (in Pashto) (in Persian) · Вахон (in Tajik)
The location of Wakhan District within Badakhshan Province
The location of Wakhan District within Badakhshan Province
CountryAfghanistan
ProvinceBadakhshan
CapitalKhandud
Population
 • Total13,000
Nature of the Wakhan

Wakhan District is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The total population for the district is about 13,000 residents; the district has three international borders: Tajikistan to the north, Pakistan to the south (specifically Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral District), and Afghanistan's only border with China to the east. The capital of the district is the village of Khandud, which has a population of 1,244.

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  • Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services