List of rivers of Afghanistan

List of rivers of Afghanistan

Aerial photograph of Arghandab River in Kandahar Province of Afghanistan
Branches of the Kunar River meet in Nangarhar Province
Scenic view in western Afghanistan

This is a list of rivers wholly or partly in Afghanistan, arranged geographically by river basin.

Flowing into the Arabian Sea

Pech River in eastern Afghanistan.
The Kabul River, seen here near Jalalabad

Flowing into endorheic basins

Sistan Basin

Ab-e Istadeh Lake

  • Ghazni River[1]
    • Jilga River

Karakum Desert

Aral Sea basin

Afghanistan-Tajikistan bridge over the Amu Darya river in 2007.

See also


  1. ^ Some sources indicate that the Ab-e Istadeh lake has a seasonal outlet to the Lora River, a tributary of the Arghistan River in the Helmand basin. See Integrated Water Resources Management for the Sistan Closed Inland Delta pages 7-8

External links

  • Nathan Berger (May 1992). "Afghanistan Water Constraints: Overview Analysis". Retrieved 2010-08-31.  Map of Principal River Drainage Systems at page 12
  • Kamal, Gomal (May 10, 2004). "River basins and Watersheds of Afghanistan". Retrieved 2010-08-31.