Nimruz Province

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Nimruz
نیمروز
Chakhansur in Nimruz Province
Chakhansur in Nimruz Province
Map of Afghanistan with Nimruz highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Nimruz highlighted
Coordinates (Capital): 31°00′N 62°30′E / 31.0°N 62.5°E / 31.0; 62.5Coordinates: 31°00′N 62°30′E / 31.0°N 62.5°E / 31.0; 62.5
Country Afghanistan
CapitalZaranj
Government
 • GovernorNajibullah Rafi[1]
 • Deputy GovernorGhulam Nabi "Osmani"[2]
 • Police ChiefSardar Mohammad Ayoubi[3]
Area
 • Total43,000 km2 (17,000 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[6]
 • Total186,963
 • Density4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Time)
ISO 3166 codeAF-NIM
Main languagesBalochi
Dari
[5]

Nimruz (Balochi/Pashto/Persian: نیمروز ) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the southwest of the country on the borders of Iran and Pakistan. There are about 170,00 people in the Province. A lot of the Provice is covered by the desert area of Dashti Margo.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Nimruz
Districts of Nimruz Province
District Capital Population Area[7]
Chahar Burjak 8,080
Chakhansur 11,165
Kang 13,514
Khash Rod 35,381
Zaranj Zaranj (capital city) 49,851

References[change | change source]

  1. "د نږدې شلو ولایاتو لپاره نوي والیان او امنیې قوماندانان وټاکل شول". 7 November 2021.
  2. https://dailies.gov.af/anis/%d9%85%d9%88%d8%ae%d9%87-%d9%85%d9%88-%d9%bc%d9%88%d9%84%d9%86%db%90-%d8%aa%d9%87-%d8%ae%d8%af%d9%85%d8%aa-%d8%a7%d9%88-%d8%af-%d8%b8%d9%84%d9%85-%d8%a7%d9%88-%d9%81%d8%b3%d8%a7%d8%af-%d8%b3%d8%b1/
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2022-10-30. Retrieved 2022-10-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Al-Qaeda and Taliban collaborate in Nimroz in breach of peace agreement". Salaam Times. August 6, 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-04.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Name of the Province: Nimroz". Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: President. Retrieved 2021-02-04.
  6. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2021-22" (PDF). nsia.gov.af. National Statistic and Information Authority (NSIA). April 2021. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 24, 2021. Retrieved June 30, 2021.
  7. Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers