Logar Province

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Coordinates: 34°00′N 69°12′E / 34.0°N 69.2°E / 34.0; 69.2
Logar (لوګر)
Country Afghanistan
Capital Pul-i-Alam
 - coordinates 34°00′N 69°12′E / 34.0°N 69.2°E / 34.0; 69.2
Area 3,880 km² (1,498 sq mi)
Population 332,451 and 550,300 (varying estimates) [1]
Density 120 /km² (311 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Pashto
Dari Persian
Map of Afghanistan with Logar highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Logar highlighted

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 peoople 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[2] Area[3] 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. "Province: Logar" Program for Cultrual and Conflict Studies, Naval Postgraduate School, a U.S. Navy website, accessed 24 January 2009
  2. 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
  3. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.