- Adraskan District
Adraskan is a district in the central part of
Herat Provincein Afghanistan. It is bordered to the west by Iran, to the north by Ghoryan District, Zinda Jan District, Guzara District, Pashtun Zarghun Districtand Obe District, to the east by Farsi Districtand to the south by Shindand District.
The population was estimated at 45,700 in 2005. The district is large; the eastern part is much more populated than the west. The
Adraskan Riverflows from east to south through Adraskan. The main road from Heratto Kandaharpasses in a north-south direction through the district center, the ancient town of Adraskan.
Districts of Afghanistan
* [http://www.aims.org.af/maps/district/hirat/Adraskan.pdf Map of Adraskan District] (PDF)
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