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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Jawzjan

Area: 14660 Km2

Related Zone: North

Center: Sheberghan

Geography Jawzjan Province is situated in the Northern part of Afghanistan, bordering Turkmenistan in the north, Balkh Province in the east, Sar-e Pol Province in the south and Faryab Province in the west
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

5 Members in Parliament, 4 Male and 1 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Jawzjan Province is 569900.

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

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

Number of Districts Jawzjan Province has 10 districts, listed below:

Aqcha, Mardyan, Khwaja Do Koh, Faiz Abad, Qargeen, Khumab, Mangjak, Khan Aqa, Darzab and Qosh Tapa.

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

There are 360 Government and 4 Private schools open for the students where 123062 Male and 45575 Female students are studying.

There are 6 Government institutes with 1 Government and 3 Private universities.

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

The Mines available in Jawzjan Province are listed below:

Gas

Coal

Stucco