Daykundi Province

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Coordinates: 33°45′N 66°15′E / 33.75°N 66.25°E / 33.75; 66.25
Day Kundi (دایکندی)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Nili
 - coordinates 33°45′N 66°15′E / 33.75°N 66.25°E / 33.75; 66.25
Area 18,088 km² (6,984 sq mi) [1]
Population 399,600 (2006) [2]
Density 49.4 /km² (128 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Persian (Hazaragi and Dari dialects)
Pashto
Map of Afghanistan with Day Kundi highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Day Kundi highlighted

Day Kundi (Persian: دایکندی) also spelled Daikondi, Dāykondī or Daikundi or "Daykundi, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. Day Kundi's capital is Nili. It is about 310 kilometres from Kabul. It is in the Hazarajat region.

Economy[change | change source]

Day Kundi province grows almonds.

Governance[change | change source]

On 15 April 2011, Mr. Qurban Ali Oruzgani became Governor of Daikundi province.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Day Kundi Province
District Capital Population Area[3] Notes
Ishtarlay Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Kajran Transferred from Orūzgān Province in 2004
Khedir Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Kiti Transferred from Orūzgān and created within Kajran District in 2004
Miramor Transferred from Orūzgān and created within Shahristan District in 2004
Nili Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Sangi Takht Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Shahristan Transferred from Orūzgān Province in 2004

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