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
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.
- UNHCR District Profile, compiled September–November 2004, accessed 2006-06-06 (PDF).
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