Maidan Wardak Province (also spelled Maidan Wardag, or Maidan Vardak, Pashto: میدان وردګPersian: میدان وردک, [Maidan warˈdak]) is one of thirty four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the central east part of Afghanistan. About 540,100 people live in the province. The capital is Maidan Shar. Most of the people are Pashtun.