Kohistan District, Faryab

Kohistan is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 35°20′N 64°55′E / 35.33°N 64.92°E / 35.33; 64.92
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceFaryab Province
DistrictKohistan District, Faryab
 • TypeDistrict council
 • Total53,100

Kohistan district is the southernmost district in Faryab Province. Its population is 53,100 (2010). The district center is Qal'a 35°22′52″N 64°45′22″E / 35.3811°N 64.7561°E / 35.3811; 64.7561, 1909 m altitude.

On 4 May 2014, flash flooding from heavy rainfall resulted in the destruction of public facilities, roads, and agricultural land. In the Shaman Dara area, 120 families were reportedly affected (10 houses destroyed and 50 houses severely damaged), four people died (two children, two women), 200 livestock killed, 4000 jerib of agricultural land and 200 gardens damaged.[3]


  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Faryab Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Afghanistan Flash Flood Situation Report" (PDF). International Organization for Migration. Retrieved 2 October 2015.

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