Following information will be elaborated with regard of administrative structure, population, race, historical sites, tourism, agriculture, natural resources, education, health, civil societies and overall security situations of the strategically situated Farah province.
Occupying a vast area, Farah is the western province of Afghanistan.
The province is surrounded by Nimroz, Helmand, and Ghor provinces. Farah shares a 290-kilometers long border with the neighboring Iran.
The province is located 840 square kilometers away from Kabul city. Farah city is the provincial capital of the province.
Administrative structure:
Farah city is the capital of Farah province while Pusht Rod, Khaki Safed, Bala Buluk, Pur Chaman, Gulistan, Bakwa, Lash WaJuwayn, Shib Koh, Pusht Koh and Anar Darah are the districts of the province.
 Area, population and ethnicities:
Some reports indicated population of Farah province has reached to 1,000,000 individuals.
The province is home to Pashtun, Tajik, Aylat, Mugal, Sadat, Bomodi, Aymaq, Barahawi and Baloch tribes.
The resident of Bakwa and Khaki Safid districts are Pashtun while mix ethnicities live in rest of the districts and provincial capital except the Purchaman district where Pashtun belt residents do not live.
The total number of villages is around 1,265.
Historical sites:
The birth place of Shaikh Abu Nasar Farahi and Atah Mulk Jawini, Farah province has immense historical importance.
Other shrines of several personalities such as Shikh Abu NasarFarahi, Sultan Amir, Sayed Mahmood and Shah Mubarak added more beauty to its fame.
A big castle is located 15-kilometers to the southeast of Farah city on the peak of a mountain, which is made of stones and bricks.
The castle has two residencies with minarets and security bridges.
Farydon is another historical castle, which is famous throughout the world.
The castle is spread at 150-acres and made of mud bricks with 99 security bridges.
In addition, the Lash Jawin castle and another renowned site of Peshawran city are among the historical sites in juwayn districts.
Several ancient sites exist in the provincial capital and districts of the province, which attracts tourists. Another tourists’ center KakKahzad is said to be 2,000 years old.
The Bagh Pol, Bagh Naw, Bagh Kafi, Kafir Kala and Sultan Amir Shrine are among some historical sites that attracts tourists from and outside the country.
Farah is an agriculture province with 80% of its economy is based on agro, livestock and orchard farms.
Pomegranate is the most popular and abundant produced product of the province with grapes, watermelon, raspberry, apple, apricot, fig, pears, plum, date and pistachio are being cultivated on vast land.
Many farmers in Farah cultivate potatoes and wheat. Bakwa is the most suitable place for wheat cultivation because of its plain terrain. The cultivation of poppy is a more productive crop than wheat in the province.
Recently, farmers of the province have the tendencies to build green houses to avoid harsh weather.
Natural resources:
Residents said the province had rich mine coals of different kinds. Salt mine in Pushti Koh, mines of copper and cement in Purchaman, iron mine in Gulistan, copper and silver mines in Anar Darah, iron  mine in Purchaman, oil and gas mine in Lash Juwyan district and the uranium, coal, chromite silicon mines in Purchaman districts are popular.
During the regime of Taliban, the residents of Charbagh did not allow oil exploration companies to explore reserves because of the existence of tomb of a religious personality in that place.
Weaving carpets is widely adopted profession of handicraft product in Farah province. It is widely popular in the European countries; however, in recent past, the carpet industry has received setback due to unknown reasons.
In addition, clothes, special caps and other wearing products are weaved and designed by the skilled women of Farah.
A number of women in the province earned decent revenue from the industry. 
A-        Government sector:
The total numbers of schools in the province stood at 309 out of which 89 are high, 88 intermediate and 127 are primary schools.
Until the end of 2012, statistics shows 1,689 male and 1,039 female teachers imparted education to 76,168 boys and 37,998 girls’ students in Farah province.
Similarly, religious institutions are functioning to educate people of Farah.
Approximately, 16 education institutions including Dar-ul-Ulom, 12 Madrassas have been disseminating education including three Dar-ul-Hifzin the province.
Until now, 1,930 boys and 169 girls are being imparted religious education by 69 male and 8 female teachers in the province.
The Bakwah district does not have a single school, while the education system is at the brink of collapse in Gulistan and Khaki Safid districts due to deteriorated law and order situations.
In addition, the Ghazanfar Medical Institutes in Farah offers education to students in primary medical, nursing and midwifery studies.
The government-run university in Farah provides higher education services to 42 students in two separate Physics-mathematics and chemistry-biology subjects.
B-        Private sector:
Some private sector education institutes are providing education services in Farah.
The Ghirjistan institute of higher education, eight private high schools and few religious Madrassas are popular in the province.
In addition, private sector is serving in health department after the establishment of Lamar Institute of Medical Studies where students are being taught about nursing and midwifery training.
Health sector:
A-        Government Sector:
Meanwhile, three hospitals with another five bed hospitals in the capital city of Farah, Pushtikoh and Pur Chaman districts serve the masses. Another 33 clinics are functioning in different parts of the province.
Although, mobile clinics do not exists in province, but there are 386 healthcare centers in the far-flung areas of the province.
The healthcare centers are mainly established in villages and run by women and men staff to train and create health related awareness among the people.
B-        Private Sector:
The Danish, Rahmani, Watan Apolo, Tabiban and Slamati clinics are among the five healthcare centers functioning in the provincial capital of the province.
Apart from National Radio Television, other various networks and magazines such as Hamgan, Sistan, Oswah, Farah Sports and Voice of Farah Radio are operating in the province.
Civil Societies:
The Farah Journalist Society is among the pioneer civil societies in the province established in 2009. More than 40 civil societies have been established in the Farah such as Afghan Women Rescue Society, Teachers’ Societies, Youth National and Integration Society, Women Mental Growth Institution, The Farah Cultural Society and Muslim Youth Institution.
The far-flung province of the country has some stable and unstable districts in terms of security parameters.
The Pur Chaman, Qalakh and Juwyan districts are among the secure and peaceful areas of the Farah province, however, rest of the districts are considered insecure.
The militants carried out assaults in the provincial capital Farah frequently.
These militant outfits belong to Taliban in general, while the QalaKh district is dominated by insurgents group of Hizb-e-Islami group.
In 2012, Farah witnessed 31 killings, 126 burglaries, and five events of abductions.
Similarly, the province experienced 157 cases of violence against women including 17 murder and six suicide cases recorded.