Gardēz

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Gardēz
ګردېز
City
The Bala Hesar fortress in the center of Gardez City
Gardēz is located in Afghanistan
Gardēz
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°36′00″N 69°13′01″E / 33.6°N 69.21694°E / 33.6; 69.21694Coordinates: 33°36′00″N 69°13′01″E / 33.6°N 69.21694°E / 33.6; 69.21694
Country  Afghanistan
Province Paktia Province
Elevation 2,294 m (7,526 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 70,000
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Gardēz (Pashto: ګردېز, Persian: گردیز) is the capital of the Paktiā province of Afghanistan. There are about 70,000 people who live in the Province.[1] Most of the people are Pashtun.[1]

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