Dahana i Ghuri District
Dahana i Ghuri
|• Total||1,468 km2 (567 sq mi)|
Dahana i Ghuri district (pop: 86,400) is located in the most southwestern part of Baghlan province, Afghanistan. The capital is Dahana i Ghuri (also:Dahaneh-ye Ġawri, Dahana Gori, Dahana Ghori, Dahaneh-ye Ghowri). Its population is about 3,400 people. It is connected with Baghlan and Puli Khumri with an all-weather primary road.
- Villages: 105
- Schools: 18 primary, 7 secondary, 11 high schools
- Health centers: 2 basic, 1 comprehensive
The majority of residents are engaged in farming and animal breeding. Main agricultural products include: wheat, barley, sesame, Zaghar, melon and water melon. Animals include: cow, sheep, donkey, horse and birds.
The district was captured by the Taliban on 15 August 2016 after days of fighting with Afghan forces.
- Map of Settlements United Nations, AIMS, May 2002
- "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Dahana-e-ghori District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Dahana i Ghori District Map" (PDF). United Nations. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Taliban overruns district in Afghanistan's Baghlan". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
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