|Panjshir (پنج شیر)|
|Area||3,610 km² (1,394 sq mi)|
|Main language||Tajik (Dari)|
Panjshir (Persian: پنجشیر, meaning "Five Lions", also spelled as Panjsher) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Panjshir province is known for not being taken by the Soviets during their occupation in the 1980s. There has not been as much violence here as the rest of the country.
References[change | edit source]
- Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan. "Settled Population of country by Provinces and sex for 2006-2009 years". http://www.cso.gov.af/demography/population.html. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
|Baghlan Province||Takhar Province||Badakhshan Province|
|Parwan Province||Nuristan Province|
|Kapisa Province||Laghman Province|