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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Farah

Area: 493300 Km2

Related Zone: South west

Center: Farah City

Geography The province is located between Nimroz, Helmand, and Ghor provinces. Farah shares a 290-kilometers long border with the neighboring Iran.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

6 Members in Parliament, 5 Male, 1 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Farah Province is 4763000.

3 tribes (Tajik, Pashtun and Baluch) are consisting the Population.

Baluchi, Dari and Pashtu are the spoken languages in Farah Province.

Number of Districts Farah has 10 districts, listed below:

Jaween, Pusht e Koh Qala Ka, Sheb Koh Qala Ka, Anar Deh, Khak e safid, Pusht e Rood, Bala Bolok, Bakwa, Gullistan, Pur Chaman

Context Health and Education systems have been operating in Farah Province.

There are 345 Government 10 Private Schools operating in Farah with 109037 Students in schools.

7 Institutes are open in Farah. As well as, there is One Government Higher education university and One Private sector higher education universities operating there.

In total, there are 2158 teacher working on school and university levels.

In heath sector, there are 48 Government and 4 Private Health centers with 3 Government and 4 Private Hospitals along with 4 treatment centers for addicted persons. As well as, 44 community centers and the total number of the Doctors in the province is 49

Registered Mines found in Farah Province are listed below.

Salt, Stucco and salt