Sar-e Pol Province
|Sar-e Pol (سرپل)|
|Area||16,360 km² (6,317 sq mi)|
|Population||505,400 (2009) |
|Main languages||Dari Persian, Uzbek|
Sar-e Pol, also spelled Sari Pul (Persian: سرپل), is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. The capital is the city of Sar-e Pol. Dari (Persian) is the main language. About 442,261 people live in the Province. There are many mountains, especially in the south part.
Districts[change | edit source]
The province is divided into 7 Districts.
|Gosfandi||39,721||Created in 2006 within Sayyad District; most recently created district up to date|
|Sar-e Pol||Sar-e Pol||115,463|
|Sayyad||47,336||Sub-divided in 2006|
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.
- Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers
- Afghanistan Provincial Development Plan, Provincial Profile of Sar-i-Pul, UNAMA
- Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of Afghanistan, NABDP, Development Programme of Sangcharak District
|Jowzjan Province||Balkh Province|
|Faryab Province||Samangan Province|
|Sar-e Pol Province|
|Ghor Province||Bamyan Province|