Adraskan District

Adraskan[2] is a district in the central part of Herat Province in Afghanistan. It is bordered to the west by Iran, to the north by Ghoryan District, Zinda Jan District, Guzara District, Pashtun Zarghun District and Obe District, to the east by Farsi District and to the south by Shindand District.

Adraskan is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 61°49′30″E / 33.790°N 61.825°E / 33.790; 61.825
Country Afghanistan
 • Total10,070 km2 (3,890 sq mi)
 • Total52,200

The population was estimated at 52,200 in 2012.[1] The district is large; the eastern part is much more populated than the west. The Harut River (also known as the Adraskan River) flows from east to south through Adraskan. The main road from Herat to Kandahar passes in a north–south direction through the district center, the ancient town of Adraskan.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 October 2015. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Adraskan District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Adraskan District at Wikimedia Commons