Afghan Biographies

Qarqin District Jawzjan Province


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

Qarqin District Chief District Jowzjan Province:
Sakhi Dad (2012)
Nazar Mohammad Naveed, was killed along with his wife and 14 year old daughter by an unknown gunman (20120629)
Muhammad Sahi Yhsan Mohammad Sahi Ihsan Ehsan (20141217)
Qarqeen District Police Chief:
Mohammad Taslim (2012)

Background
Qarqin District is a small boundary district in the northern part of Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Turkmenistan to the north along the Amu Darya River, Khamyab District to the west, Mingajik and Mardyan districts to the aouth, and Balkh Province to the east. The population is 21,400 (2006). The district center is the town of Qarqin, which is situated on the bank of the Amu Darya River. There are many Afghan Turkmen living in the district.

Qarqin district in Jawzjan district could vanish if the Amo river is not tamed. Water levels have risen in recent years because of alterations in the natural course of the river in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Last Modified 2014-12-17
Established 2012-06-29