Injil District


Injil District

Injil is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It surrounds Herat City and borders Kushk District to the north, Karukh District to the east, Guzara District to the south, and Zinda Jan District to the west. The population of Injil District is 232,915 (as of 2002), which includes the following ethnic groups: 55% Tajik, 40% Pashtun, 4% Hazara and 1% Turkmen. [AIMS (Afghanistan Information Management Services), UNHCR Sub-Office [http://www.aims.org.af/afg/dist_profiles/unhcr_district_profiles/western/hirat/injil/injil.pdf District Profile of Injil (PDF)] ]

The headquarters or center of Injil District is also known as Injil. The Hari River flows on the southern border of the district, shared with Guzara District. Most parts of the district are plains and low mountains. The water is not such a problem like in other regions. The arable land is in use and irrigated. Agriculture is the main source of income of the district.

See also

*Districts of Afghanistan

References

External links

* [http://www.aims.org.af/maps/district/hirat/injil.pdf AIMS District Map of Injil] (PDF)


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