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Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Badakhshan is one of 34 primary administrative regions in Afghanistan with a population of approximately 1,062,937 people.

Facts and figures on Badakhshan at a glance

Region name: Badakhshan (Badakhshān)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,062,937 people
Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Badakhshan (Badakhshān) is located in the regional capital Fayzabad (Fayzabad) with a population of 44,421 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Badakhshan's regional capital Fayzabad to Afghanistan's capital Kabul (Kabul) is approximately 314 km (195 mi).

Facts and figures about Badakhshan
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Badakhshan Badakhshān1,062,937 peopleFayzabad Fayzabad44,421 people

Compare with other regions in Afghanistan.

Map of Badakhshan

Map of Badakhshan

Information on Badakhshan

Information on Badakhshan
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Badakhshan BadakhshānFayzabad Fayzabad29AfghanistanAsia

Time in Badakhshan

Time in Badakhshan
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 2:51amNoTue, 19 Dec 2017 - 2:51amUTC +4.5Asia/Kabul

Geographic coordinates of Badakhshan

Latitude & Longitude of Badakhshan
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map36°45'00.0"N (36.7500000°)72°00'00.0"E (72.0000000°)

Subregions in Badakhshan

There are 29 administrative subregions in Badakhshan.
Subregions in Badakhshan
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Arghanj Khwah Arghanj Khwāh1.---
Argo Argō2.---
Baharak Bahārak3.---
Darayim Darāyim4.---
Darwaz-e Bala Darwāz-e Bālā5.---
Darwaz-e Pa'in Darwāz-e Pā’īn6.---
Faizabad Faīẕābād7.---
Ishkashim Ishkāshim8.---
Jurm Jurm9.---
Khash Khāsh10.---
Khwahan Khwāhān11.---
Kiran wa Munjan Kirān wa Munjān12.---
Kishim Kishim13.---
Kohistan Kōhistān14.---
Kuf Ab Kūf Āb15.---
Kuran Wa Munjan Kuran Wa Munjan16.---
Raghistan Rāghistān17.37,000--
Shahr-e Buzurg Shahr-e Buzurg18.---
Shighnan District Shighnan District19.---
Shiki Shikī20.---
Shuhada Shuhadā21.---
Tagab Tagāb22.---
Tashkan Tashkān23.---
Wakhan Wākhān24.---
Warduj Wardūj25.---
Yaftal-e Sufla Yaftal-e Suflá26.---
Yamgan Yamgān27.---
Yawan Yāwān28.---
Zaybak Zaybāk29.---

External sources of information on Badakhshan

Badakhshan on Wikipedia