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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Faryab

Area: 22279 Km2

Related Zone: North

Center: Maimana

Geography The province is located 815 kilometers to the north of the country’s capital, surrounded by Sar-e-Pul province to its east and southeast, Ghor to the south, Badghes to its west and to the north it shares border with Turkmenistan.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

9 Members in Parliament, 6 Male and 3 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Faryab Province is 1944983.

Uzbek, Turkmen, Tajik, Pashtun, Hazara and Arab are consisting the Population of Faryab Province.

Dari, Pashto, Uzbeki and Turkmini are the spoken language in Faryab Province.

Number of Districts Faryab Province has 13 districts, listed below:

Pashtonkot, Qaisar, Andkhoy, Sherin Tagab, Balchiragh, Kohistan, Garziwan, Almar, Khwaja Sarposh, Dawlat Abad, Qarghan, Qaraqol and Khan Charbagh

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

There are 115 Government and 6 Private schools open for the students where 187006 Male and 144824 Female students are studying.

There are 3 Government institutes with 1 Government and 2 Private universities.

In Health sector, there are 7 Government and 4 Private sector health centers with 4 hospital.

The Mines available in Faryab Province are listed below:

Salt

Coal

Stucco