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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Badghes

Area: 20450 Km2

Related Zone: North West

Center: Qala e Naw

Geography The Badghes province shares border with Herat to the west, Faryab to the East, Turkmenistan to the North and Ghor to the south.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

4 Members in Parliament

Population/People/Languages The total population of Badghes Province is 682059.

4 tribes (Tajik, Pashtun, Uzbek and Turkmen) are consisting the Population.

Dari, Uzbeki, Pashtu and Turkmen are the spoken languages in Badghes.

Number of Districts Badghes has 5 districts, listed below:

Qadas, Bala Murghab, Aab kamri, Jund and Muqur.

Context Health, Education and agriculture systems have been operating in Badghes.

There are 452 Government Schools 3 Private Schools are operating the Badghes with 69267 Male Students 35667 Female student.

One Government Institute and One Private Institute are open for the residents of Badghes. As well as, there is One Government Higher education university and 2 Private sector higher education universities operating there.

In total, there are 2741 teachers in Badghes province.

In heath sector, there are 41 Government and Private Health centers with two Hospitals and 38 Community health centers.

Two Types of Mines are found in Badghes, Coal and Stucco.