Gardēz

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Gardēz

ګردېز
City
The Bala Hesar fortress in the center of Gardez City
The Bala Hesar fortress in the center of Gardez City
Country Afghanistan
ProvincePaktia Province
Elevation
2,294 m (7,526 ft)
Population
(2008)[1]
 • Total70,000
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

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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