Tarinkot

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Tarinkot
ترين کوټ
Tarinkot is located in Afghanistan
Tarinkot
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°37′36″N 65°52′24″E / 32.62667°N 65.87333°E / 32.62667; 65.87333Coordinates: 32°37′36″N 65°52′24″E / 32.62667°N 65.87333°E / 32.62667; 65.87333
Country  Afghanistan
Province Orūzgān Province
Elevation 4,321 ft (1,317 m)
Population
 • Total 10,000
Time zone UTC+4:30

Tarinkot or Tarin Kowt (Pashto: ترين کوټ) is the capital of Orūzgān Province in southern Afghanistan. It is a town of about 10,000 people. Its population is mostly of Pashtun ethnic origin, including a sizable number of Tarins, whose ancestors were the original founders and settlers here some 500 years ago.

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