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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Takhar

Area: 12757.8 Km2

Related Zone: North

Center: Tal o Qan

Geography Takhar is located in the northeast of the country next to Tajikistan. It is surrounded by Badakhshan in the east, Panjsher in the south, and Baghlan and Kunduz in the west.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

9 Members in Parliament, 8 Male and 1 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Takhar Province is 1000336.

Uzbek, Tajik, Pashtun, Gujar, Pashaye, Arab and Hazara are consisting the Population of Takhar Province.

Dari, Pashto, Uzbeki, Pashaye and Gujari are the spoken language in Takhar Province.

Number of Districts Takhar Province has 16 districts, listed below:

Tal o Qan City, Warsuj, Farkhar, Kulfagan, Khwaja Ghar, Khwaja Baha o Din, Baharak, Hazar Samch, Dasht e Qala, Yanqi Qala, Chah Aab, Rustaq, Bangi, Iskamish, Chaal, Namak Aab and Dar Qad.

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

There are 672 Government and 11 Private schools open for the students where 205462 Male and 157285 Female students are studying.

There are 7 Government and 4 Private institutes with 1 Government and 4 private university.

In Health sector, there are 57 Government and Private sector health centers with 5 hospital.

The Mines available in Takhar Province are listed below:

Salt

Coal

Gold

Stucco