Maidan Wardak Province

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Coordinates: 34°24′N 68°24′E / 34.4°N 68.4°E / 34.4; 68.4
Maidan Wardak
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Maidan Shahr
 - coordinates 34°24′N 68°24′E / 34.4°N 68.4°E / 34.4; 68.4
Area 9,934 km² (3,836 sq mi)
Population 540,100 [1]
Density 46.2 /km² (120 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Pashto
Dari Persian
Map of Afghanistan with Maidan Wardak highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Maidan Wardak highlighted

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.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Wardak.
Districts of Wardak Province
District Capital Population[2] Area[3] Ethnical data(%)[4] Notes
Chak 83,376 1,273 100% Pashtuns
Day Mirdad 28,865 56% Hazaras, 44% Pashtuns
Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud 25,079 90% Hazaras, 10% Pashtuns
Jaghatu 46,667 88% Pashtuns, 22% Hazaras Shifted from Ghazni Province in 2005
Jalrez 44,873 48% Pashtuns, 47% Hazaras, 5% Tajiks
Markazi Bihsud 94,328 85% Hazaras, 15% Pashtuns
Maidan Shar 35,008 85% Pashtuns, 14% Tajiks, 1% Hazaras
Narkh 56,354 80% Pashtuns, 15% Tajiks, 5% Hazaras
Saydabad 114,793 1,163 100% Pashtuns

References[change | change source]

  1. Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan. "Settled Population of country by Provinces and sex for 2006-2009 years". Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  2. http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/Provincial%20Profiles/Wardak%20PDP%20Provincial%20profile.pdf Wardak Provincial Profile - MRRD
  3. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.
  4. Ethnic demographic statistics taken from http://www.aims.org.af