Kushki Kuhna District

Kushki Kuhna is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It is situated in the northern part of the province. It borders Kushk District to the west, the nation of Turkmenistan to the north, Badghis Province to the east, and Karukh District to the south. The population Kushki Kuhna is 44,400 (as of 2012),[1] which includes the following ethnic groups: 55% Tajik, 40% Pashtun and 5% Hazara.[2]

Kushki Kuhna
کشک کهنه
Kushki Kuhna is located in Afghanistan
Kushki Kuhna
Kushki Kuhna
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°52′17″N 62°32′54″E / 34.8714°N 62.5483°E / 34.8714; 62.5483
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceHerat Province
 • Total44,400

The headquarters or district center is also known as Kushki Kuhna. The main source of income is the agriculture. The infrastructure, health and education systems have been improved since 2002.


The following table demonstrates the total amount of irrigated and rain-fed lands in the district.[3]

Total (Jerib) Irrigated (Jerib) Rainfed (Jerib) Forest (Hectare)
20,000 2,000 18,000 100,000


  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 October 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. ^ AIMS (Afghanistan Information Management Services), UNHCR Sub-Office District Profile of Kushki Khuna
  3. ^ "Herat Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.

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