Nawur District

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Nawur

ناور
District
Nawur is located in Afghanistan
Nawur
Nawur
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°47′30″N 67°51′30″E / 33.791702°N 67.858200°E / 33.791702; 67.858200
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhazni Province
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total91,778

Nawur is the largest district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.[2] Its population, which is entirely Hazara, was estimated at 91,778 (more than half of whom were children under 12) in 2002.[1] The Jikhai River originates here.

Agriculture[edit]

Main crops include wheat and barely. Animal husbandry includes sheep, goats, cows, poultry and horses.[1]

In 2011, Polish members of the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) along with local residents constructed a dam and new passage in Tal Bulagh valley. Supplies of water gathered will allow to irrigate crop fields.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 21 April 2006.
  2. ^ "GeoHack - Nawur District". tools.wmflabs.org. Retrieved 2017-09-02.
  3. ^ "Drought no longer dreadful for residents of Nawur District". Polish Aid. Retrieved 4 November 2015.