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Takhar, Afghanistan

Takhar is one of 34 primary administrative regions in Afghanistan with a population of approximately 933,700 people.

Facts and figures on Takhar at a glance

Region name: Takhar (Wilāyat-e Takhār)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 933,700 people
Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Takhar (Wilāyat-e Takhār) is located in the regional capital Taloqan (Taloqan) with a population of 64,256 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Takhar's regional capital Taloqan to Afghanistan's capital Kabul (Kabul) is approximately 247 km (154 mi).

Facts and figures about Takhar
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Takhar Wilāyat-e Takhār933,700 peopleTaloqan Taloqan64,256 people

Compare with other regions in Afghanistan.

Map of Takhar

Map of Takhar

Information on Takhar

Information on Takhar
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Takhar Wilāyat-e TakhārTaloqan Taloqan17AfghanistanAsia

Time in Takhar

Time in Takhar
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 2:45amNoTue, 19 Dec 2017 - 2:45amUTC +4.5Asia/Kabul

Geographic coordinates of Takhar

Latitude & Longitude of Takhar
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map36°40'00.0"N (36.6666700°)69°45'00.0"E (69.7500000°)

Subregions in Takhar

There are 17 administrative subregions in Takhar.
Subregions in Takhar
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Baharak Bahārak1.---
Bangi Bangī2.---
Chah Ab Chāh Āb3.---
Chal Chāl4.---
Darqad Darqad5.---
Dasht-e Qal`ah Dasht-e Qal‘ah6.---
Farkhar Farkhār7.---
Hazar Sumuch Hazār Sumūch8.---
Ishkamish Ishkamish9.---
Kalafgan Kalafgān10.---
Khwajah Bahawuddin Khwājah Bahāwuddīn11.---
Khwajah Ghar Khwājah Ghār12.---
Namak Ab Namak Āb13.---
Rustaq Rustāq14.---
Taluqan Tāluqān15.---
Warsaj Warsaj16.---
Yangi Qal`ah Yangī Qal‘ah17.---

External sources of information on Takhar

Takhar on Wikipedia