Bakwa District

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Bakwa

بکواه
District
Bakwa is located in Afghanistan
Bakwa
Bakwa
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°15′05″N 62°57′27″E / 32.25139°N 62.95750°E / 32.25139; 62.95750
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceFarah Province
Population
 (2004)
 • Total79,529
Bakwa District Center Bazaar on Route 515

Bakwa is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is entirely Pashtun, was estimated at 79,529 in November 2004. The district center is Sultani Bakwa. It is situated at an altitude of 726 m.

War in Afghanistan[edit]

According to the Afghan government, airstrikes in 2019 against the Taliban in the district destroyed 68 drug labs and killed 150 insurgents. Governor Abdul Ghafoor Mujahid claimed 45 civilians were killed in the strikes, which Defense spokesman Qais Mangal denied.[1]

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