Logar Province

Coordinates: 34°00′N 69°12′E / 34.0°N 69.2°E / 34.0; 69.2
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Aerial view of Mohammad Agha District in Logar province
Aerial view of Mohammad Agha District in Logar province
Map of Afghanistan with Logar highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Logar highlighted
Coordinates (Capital): 34°00′N 69°12′E / 34.0°N 69.2°E / 34.0; 69.2
Country Afghanistan
CapitalPuli Alam
 • GovernorMaulvi Inayatullah[1]
 • Deputy GovernorMaulvi Inamullah Salahuddin[2]
 • Police ChiefMohammaduddin Shah Mukhtab[2]
 • Total3,879.8 km2 (1,498.0 sq mi)
 • Total442,037
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Time)
ISO 3166 codeAF-LOG
Main languagesDari

Logar (Pashto: لوګر, Persian: لوگَر) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the eastern part of the country. Most of the people are Pashtun.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Logar. This image does not include Azra district, located to the east of Khoshi and Mohammad Agha.
Districts of Logar Province
District Capital Population[4] Area[5] Notes
Azra 14,550 Shifted from Paktia Province in 2005
Baraki Barak 78,063 Includes the road linking Pul-i-Alam with Highway 1 to the west
Charkh 40,492 Sub-divided in 2005
Kharwar 26,607 Created in 2005 within Charkh District
Khoshi 15,127 Home to lot of the Shiite enclaves in southeast Afghanistan
Mohammad Agha 58,979 The northern portion of Mohammad Agha is contiguous with the southern 'suburbs' of Kabul
Pul-i-Alam 88,886 Includes the capital city

References[change | change source]

  1. کاکړ, جاويد هميم (14 March 2022). "سرپرست حکومت په وزارتونو، ولایتونو او قول اردو ګانو کې نوې ټاکنې وکړې" [The caretaker government held new elections in ministries, provinces and corps] (in Pashto).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "د نږدې شلو ولایاتو لپاره نوي والیان او امنیې قوماندانان وټاکل شول" [New governors and police chiefs were elected for nearly twenty provinces] (in Pashto). 7 November 2021.
  3. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2021-22" (PDF). National Statistic and Information Authority (NSIA). April 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 24, 2021. Retrieved June 21, 2021.
  4. http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/Provincial%20Profiles/Logar%20PDP%20Provincial%20profile.pdf Archived 2009-07-03 at the Wayback Machine Logar Provincial Profile - MRRD
  5. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.