Almar District Faryab Province
|Name||Almar District Faryab Province|
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|Function/Grade||District Chief District Police Chief|
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Almar is a district in the southwestern part of Faryab Province, Afghanistan. Its northern border is the national border with Turkmenistan. The population was estimated at 55,000 in 2002. The district centre is the ancient bazaar town of Almar, also known as Alaqadari-i-Almar or Almar Bazar. Located in a dry desert at an altitude of 847m, 35 km from Maimana, this town is a major supply centre for all the villages on the banks of the Band-i-Turkestan river.
According to unconfirmed reports, the Taliban captured Torbat village in Almar district.(20120927).
Taleban currently (20121127) control most parts of Almar, Qaisar, Ghormach, Qaramqol and Dawlatabad districts of Faryab at night and invest all their energy to expand their influence in other districts, too.