Maimay District

Maimay District
ولسوالی مایمی
Jamarj-e Bala, the capital of Maimay
Jamarj-e Bala, the capital of Maimay
Maimay District.png
Maimay District is located in Afghanistan
Maimay District
Maimay District
Maimay District Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 38°16′50″N 71°19′28″E / 38.28056°N 71.32444°E / 38.28056; 71.32444Coordinates: 38°16′50″N 71°19′28″E / 38.28056°N 71.32444°E / 38.28056; 71.32444
Country Afghanistan
 • Total29,893
Time zone+ 4:30

Maimay (Dari: مایمی), also known as Darwaz-e Payin,[2] or simply Darwaz,[3] is a district in Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Darwaz District. It is home to approximately 29,893 residents. Maimay borders the Kuf Ab, Raghistan, Shighnnan, and Nusay districts, along with some districts in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan, including Vanj, Rushon, and Shughnon. The district was historically part of the Darwaz principality, a semi-independent statelet ruled by a mir.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Independent Directorate of Local Governance
  2. ^ "Settled Population of Badakhshan province by Civil Division, Urban, Rural and Sex-2012-13" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Badakhshan Province Map". United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  4. ^ Seymour Becker. Russia’s Protectorates in Central Asia: Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1968.
Friendship Bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan In vanj region's and Maimay.

External links

  • Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services

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