Dushi District

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Dushi

دوشی
A pedestrian bridge in the Dushi District of Baghlan province, Afghanistan
A pedestrian bridge in the Dushi District of Baghlan province, Afghanistan
Dushi is located in Afghanistan
Dushi
Dushi
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 35°37′12″N 68°40′12″E / 35.62000°N 68.67000°E / 35.62000; 68.67000Coordinates: 35°37′12″N 68°40′12″E / 35.62000°N 68.67000°E / 35.62000; 68.67000
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceBaghlan Province
CapitalDushi
Population
 (2004)
 • Total57,160

Dushi district is located in the central part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. It lies on the major Kabul-Kunduz highway. The population of the district was estimated to be around 57,160 in 2004.[2] Hazaras are around 88% of the population and make up the majority in the district, followed by small minorities of Tajiks and Pashtuns[3] The centre of the district is Dushi.

Electricity transmission[edit]

Dushi is home to an overhead power line carrying imported electricity from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Uzbekistan.[4] The 300 MegaWatt supply was the subject of a grant for expansion in 2013 from the Asian Development Bank.[5] The line supplies several provinces and the capital, Kabul. On April 13, 2018, Taliban insurgents used explosives to destroy a pylon, disrupting power supplies to the region.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Baghlan Provincial profile - MRRD" (PDF).
  3. ^ Dushi District profile - Aims [1]
  4. ^ a b "Taliban Destroy Pylon, Leaving Kabul In The Dark - TOLOnews".
  5. ^ "Afghan officials sign contract of 300 mega watt electricity with ADB - Ariana News".