Taloqan is a major town with a population of 60 000.
Taloqan statistical division contains the provinces of Badakhshan and Takhar. Its area is 56 492 km² and its population is about 1.6 million.
Badakhshan Province has an area of 44 059 km² and a population of around 800 000. It has 28 districts: Arghanj Khwa, Argo, Baharak, Darayim, Darwaz, Darwaz-e Bala, Fayzabad, Ishkashim, Jurm, Khash, Khwahan, Kishim, Kohistan, Kuf Ab, Kuran wa Munjan, Ragh, Shahr-e Buzurg, Shighnan, Shiki, Shuhada, Tagab, Tishkan, Wakhan, Warduj, Yaftali Sufla, Yamgan, Yawan, and Zebak. Fayzabad (فيضآباد Fayzaabaad), the capital, has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 10 000.
Takhar Province has an area of 12 333 km² and a population of around 800 000. It has 12 districts: Bangi, Chah Ab, Chal, Darqad, Farkhar, Ishkamish, Kalafghan, Khwaja Ghar, Rustaq, Taloqan, Warsaj, and Yangi Qala. Taloqan has an area of 5.9 km² and an estimated population of 60 000. Rustaq has an area of 2.2 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. Chah Ab has an area of 1.7 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. Khvajeh Bahauddin has an area of 1.7 km² and an estimated population of 15 000.