Urozgan Province

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Uruzgan
اروزگان
Aerial photograph of fields in Uruzgan Province
Aerial photograph of fields in Uruzgan Province
Map of Afghanistan with Uruzgan highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Uruzgan highlighted
Coordinates (Capital): 32°48′N 66°00′E / 32.8°N 66.0°E / 32.8; 66.0Coordinates: 32°48′N 66°00′E / 32.8°N 66.0°E / 32.8; 66.0
Country Afghanistan
CapitalTarinkot
Government
 • GovernorHaji Dawat[1]
 • Police ChiefMullah Abdullah Bashir[2]
Area
 • Total12,640 km2 (4,880 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[3]
 • Total436,079
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Time)
ISO 3166 codeAF-URU
Main languagesPashto and Dari

Urōzgān (Pashto: اروزگان), also spelled Uruzgan, Oruzgan, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. Its capital is Tarinkot. Most of the province is mountains.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Urozgan Province
District Capital Population Area[4] Notes
Chora 72,000
Deh Rawud Deh Rawood 78,750
Gizab 59,000
Khas Urozgan 80,000
Shahidi Hassas (Cahar Chineh) 84,000
Tarinkot Tarinkot 100,000

References[change | change source]

  1. "د نږدې شلو ولایاتو لپاره نوي والیان او امنیې قوماندانان وټاکل شول". 7 November 2021.
  2. "ارزګان کې د طالبانو امنیه قوماندان: د دیني عالمانو جامه کې طالب ضد ډلې پیدا شوي". December 11, 2021.
  3. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2020-21" (PDF). Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, National Statistics and Information Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2021. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  4. Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers