Tarinkot

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Tarinkot

ترين کوټ
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceOrūzgān Province
Elevation
4,321 ft (1,317 m)
Population
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Tarinkot or Tarin Kowt (Pashto: ترين کوټ‎) is the capital of Orūzgān Province in southern Afghanistan. It is a town of about 10,000 people. Its population is mostly of Pashtun ethnic origin, including a sizable number of Tarins, whose ancestors were the original founders and settlers here some 500 years ago.

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