Burka District

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Burka

برکه (برکه
District
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Burka
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°14′24″N69°09′36″E / 36.24000°N 69.16000°E / 36.24000; 69.16000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Baghlan Province

Burka district is in the northeastern part of Baghlan province. Its population is approximately 49,000. The capital is the city of Burka (alternate names: Borkeh, Barkah). It is in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. The district is prone to earthquakes.

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Demographics

The district dominated by Uzbeks at 60%, followed by Tajiks with 20%. Hazaras and Pashtuns share half-half their part in the district. [1]

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References

  1. "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 1 July 2015.