Pashtun Zarghun District

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Pashtun Zarghun District

پښتون زرغون ولسوالی
ولسوالی پشتون ‌زرغون
Pashtun Zarghun District is located in Afghanistan
Pashtun Zarghun District
Pashtun Zarghun District
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°17′0″N 62°37′0″E / 34.28333°N 62.61667°E / 34.28333; 62.61667Coordinates: 34°17′0″N 62°37′0″E / 34.28333°N 62.61667°E / 34.28333; 62.61667
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceHerat Province
Population
 (2008)
 • Total90,817
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Pashtun Zarghun District (Pashto: پښتون زرغون ولسوالی‎ / Persian: ولسوالی پشتون‌ زرغون‎), formerly known as Posht-e Zirghān[2] or Posht-e Zirghūn (Persian: پشت زرغون‎), is situated in the central part of Herat Province, Afghanistan in the valley of the Hari River. The district center is Pashtun Zarghun.

Geography[edit]

Pashtun Zarghun District borders Karukh District to the North, Obe District to the east, Adraskan District to the south and Guzara District to the west.

Population[edit]

The estimated population of Khoshi District in 2008 was roughly 90,817.[3]

Education[edit]

In 2008, there were around 4 high schools and 20 secondary schools in the district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/DDP/Herat/Pashtun%20Zarghun%20DDP%20Summary%20finalized.pdf
  2. ^ Margaret Ann Mills, Rhetorics and Politics in Afghan Traditional Storytelling , University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991, ISBN 978-0-8122-8199-6
  3. ^ http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/DDP/Herat/Pashtun%20Zarghun%20DDP%20Summary%20finalized.pdf

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