Saydabad District

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Saydabad

سیدآباد
Saydabad is located in Afghanistan
Saydabad
Saydabad
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°53′15″N 68°41′40″E / 33.88750°N 68.69444°E / 33.88750; 68.69444Coordinates: 33°53′15″N 68°41′40″E / 33.88750°N 68.69444°E / 33.88750; 68.69444
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceWardak Province
Population
 • Total114,793
Time zone+ 4.30
American soldiers checking for militant-planted IEDs by a road in Sayedabad district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

Saydabad District (Pashto: سیدآباد‎) is a district of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The district is known for its pleasant climate, including hilly vegetation, streams, and orchards.[1] The district was a popular retreat for Kabul residents until an increase in ISAF-Taliban violence in the late 2000s.[2] The city of Saydabad serves as the district capital. With a population of 114,793, it is the most populous district of the province.

Security and politics[edit]

On 17 November 2009, Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) assisted by NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), raided a compound killing five people. Wardak provincial officials stated that at least four of the people killed were militants. Officials have not said whether the fifth casualty, a woman, was also a militant. Two militants were also arrested.[3]

As of 2009, Sayadabad is one of the districts participating in the Afghan Public Protection Force program.[4] Sayed Abad district is one of the unsecure districts of Wardak province Afghanistan. It has good climate, good weather, good agriculture, and good water and sanitation system.

Villages in Saydabad District[edit]

Opening ceremony of the karez irrigation system repair project in Sayed-Abad district
  • Barat Khail
  • Patton Khail
  • Gurbat Baghak
  • Tangee
  • Sheikh Abad
  • Seerak Sarqool
  • Bahadur Khail
  • Unkhai
  • Changai
  • Dandokai
  • Chardehi
  • Sultan Khail
  • Shash Gaaw
  • Haft Asia
  • Autari
  • Karro Khail
  • Yousuf Khail Azro lalak
  • Maghul Khail PatanKhail
  • Salar, Rahman Khail
  • Hasankhel
  • Aka Khel
  • Maidan
  • Kola Khaish
  • Aryab Kalan[5]
  • Shater/ Jalawan
  • Kuz Jungjai
  • Sia Choob
  • Lora
  • Shirkhil
  • Mamokhil
  • Mangali
  • Shashqala
  • Aziz kala
  • Mullah Ghazi
  • Buzak
  • Kooz Kohgard
  • Rama Kariz
  • Bar Koggard
  • Abdulmuhaideen
  • Beedaka
  • Nawda
  • Mast Khil
  • Geedar Khil
  • Sra Kala
  • Payinda Khil
  • Haidar Khil
  • Laram
  • Kach Qalaa

Gurbath Village, Patton Khail Village, Seerak, Sarqul, Dandokai, Chaarde, Sedeh, ChangI, Bahadur Khail, Qutub Khail, Otare, Yousuf Khail, Sultan Khail, Haft Asia, Shash Gaw, Salaar, Melee Khail, Hassan Khail, Shadi Khail, Koz Kohgard, Rama Kariz, Laram, Mamal, Tajbekai, Aman Khail, sado Khail, Lawar and some very small villages like Abdara Stara and Abdara Kama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Habiburahman Ibrahimi in Wardak. Crossfire Forces Wardak Farmers Off Land Archived 2012-10-11 at the Wayback Machine. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 23 September 2009, ARR No. 338, available at: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/4abb2dba1a.html [accessed 3 March 2010]
  2. ^ Habiburahman Ibrahimi in Wardak. Crossfire Forces Wardak Farmers Off Land Archived 2012-10-11 at the Wayback Machine. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 23 September 2009, ARR No. 338, available at: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/4abb2dba1a.html [accessed 3 March 2010]
  3. ^ "Afghan, NATO forces kill 5 Taliban insurgents, arrest 17 near Kabul ." Xinhua News. Kabul. 17 November 2009. Accessed at: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-11/17/content_12478006.htm
  4. ^ Irrigation system to get badly needed repair in Wardak province. US Forces Afghanistan Public Affairs Office. Jun 12, 2009 - 7:33:32 PM.
  5. ^ UNHCR Central Region Summary

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