Logar Province

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Map of Afghanistan with Logar highlighted

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Logar (لوګر)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Pul-i-Alam
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Area 3,880 km² (1,498 sq mi)
Population 332,451 and 550,300 (varying estimates) [1]
Density 120 /km² (311 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Pashto
Dari Persian

Logar (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the eastern part of the country. Most of the peoople are Pashtun.

Districts

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Districts of Logar. This image does not include Azra district, located to the east of Khoshi and Mohammad Agha.
Districts of Logar Province
District Capital Population[2] Area[3] Notes
Azra 14,550 Shifted from Paktia Province in 2005
Baraki Barak 78,063 Includes the road linking Pul-i-Alam with Highway 1 to the west
Charkh 40,492 Sub-divided in 2005
Kharwar 26,607 Created in 2005 within Charkh District
Khoshi 15,127 Home to lot of the Shiite enclaves in southeast Afghanistan
Mohammad Agha 58,979 The northern portion of Mohammad Agha is contiguous with the southern 'suburbs' of Kabul
Pul-i-Alam 88,886 Includes the capital city

References

  1. "Province: Logar" Program for Cultrual and Conflict Studies, Naval Postgraduate School, a U.S. Navy website, accessed 24 January 2009
  2. http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/Provincial%20Profiles/Logar%20PDP%20Provincial%20profile.pdf Logar Provincial Profile - MRRD
  3. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.