Afghan Biographies

Aqcha District Jawzjan Province


Name Aqcha District Jawzjan Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief District Police Chief
History and Biodata

District Chief:
Asadullah Bahrami, acting District Chief (20110920)
Asadullah Bahrami, district chief (20120515)
Mrs Sahira Shaqib Sadat (20130122)
Rahmatullah Hashar (20150517),

District Police Chief Aqcha District Jowzjan Province:
Col. Muhammad Haleem Abdul Halim (20101226, 2012)
Abdul Aziz (20160717)

Background:
Aqcha District is situated in the central part of Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan. It borders Mardyan and Mingajik districts to the north, Sheberghan District to the West, Sar-e Pol Province to the south and Fayzabad District to the east. The population is more than 50,000 people. The district capital is the city of Aqcha, which is situated in the northern, more populated part of the district. The region is known for traditional carpets and rugs. The main road from Sheberghan to Mazar-i-Sharif passes a few kilometers south of the city of Aqcha. In 2005 Aqcha District was subdivided.

Last Modified 2016-07-17
Established 2010-12-26