Farah · Population

Question: What is the population of Farah? Answer: Farah (فراه), Afghanistan (capital: Farāh) - last known population is ≈ 524 700 (year 2018). This was 1.502% of total Afghanistan population. In this year, Farah population density was 10.6 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2006-2018 (+1.52%/year), Farah population in 2024 would be: 574 217*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-2006] +2.44 %/year
[2006-2018] +1.52 %/year


GPS coordinates: 32.495328, 62.262663

Farah on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1982e, 2006e, 2018e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Central Statistics Organization, Afghanistan en.
State of Afghan Cities report 2015 (Volume-I English)
• Länderberichte - Statistisches Bundesamt (y.1982)
• The international atlas (1999) y. 1979c.
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).