Chahar Burjak District is a district of Nimruz Province in Afghanistan. At just under 22,000 square kilometres (8,500 sq mi) in area, it is the largest district in Afghanistan. The Kamal Khan Dam is located in this district.
The population of Chahar Burjak was reported in 2004 at approximately 8,080 people, consisting of Baloch (98%), Pashtuns (1%) and Tajiks (1%).Most natives of the district are farmers and herders.
Afghanistan is made up of 34 provinces. The provinces of Afghanistan are the primary administrative divisions. Each province encompasses a number of districts or usually over 1,000 villages.
Nimruz or Nimroz is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southwestern part of the country. It lies to the east of the Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran and north of Balochistan, Pakistan, also bordering the Afghan provinces of Farah and Helmand. It has a population of about 630,000 people. The province is divided into five districts, encompassing about 649 villages.
Samangan is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located north of the Hindu Kush mountains in the central part of the country. The province covers 11,218 square kilometres (4,331 sq mi) and is surrounded by Sar-e Pol Province in the west, Balkh in the north, Baghlan in the east, and Bamyan in the south.
This is a list of districts of Afghanistan, known as wuleswali. These are secondary level administrative units, one level below the provinces. The Afghan government issued its first district map in 1973. It recognized 325 districts, counting wuleswalis (districts), alaqadaries (sub-districts), and markaz-e-wulaiyat. In the ensuing years additional districts have been added through splits, and a few eliminated through mergers. In June 2005, the Afghan government issued a map of 398 districts. It was widely adopted as by many information management systems, though usually with the addition of Sharak-e-Hayratan for a 399 district total. Here is a link to a clean rendering of the 399 district set as a spreadsheet from an official Afghan source. It remains the de facto standard, as of late 2018, despite a string of government announcements of the creation of new districts.
Charkint, or Chahar Kint, is a district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 32,306. The district administration is located in Shar Shar area of Charkint district, which means "four clusters/towns" - from Persian chahār, "four", and Sogdian kand, "town". The area of the district is 1,357 square kilometres (524 sq mi).
The Qadis District is located in the southern part of Badghis province, Afghanistan, between the districts Jawand in the East, Qala i Naw in the west, Muqur and Bala Murghab in the North. In the South is the Herat province. The capital is Qadis.
Chārbōlak district is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Charbolak, 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif. The majority of the population is Pashtun.
Marmul is a small district, located in the central part of Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan. The capital Marmul is in its southern end on the border with the Chahar Kint district.
Khani Chahar Bagh is the most northerly district in Faryab Province. The main village, Chahar Bagh, is in the southern part of the district. In the north the district's border is with Turkmenistan. The population in 2013 was estimated at 70,000. Ethnic composition includes 35% Turkmen and 65% Uzbek.
Qarabagh, is a district 56 km to the south-west of Ghazni in eastern Afghanistan. The 1,800 km2 area is one of the most populated at 109,000; some reports count more than 218,000. The ethnic composition of the district includes Hazaras and Pashtuns. The landscape varies in different parts of the district - deserts in the southwest, plains in the southeast and mountains in the north. The district is seriously affected by drought, especially farming and animal husbandry. Health and education need serious improvement.
Charsada District is a district of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It was created from the northwestern part of Chaghcharan District in 2005. The district center is Qale-Zobayd. The population is 26,600.
Chārdara District is one of the seven districts in Kunduz Province in northern Afghanistan. It is situated in the south-west part of Kunduz Province and has borders with Qalay-I-Zal District to the north-west, Kunduz District to the north-east, Ali Abad District to the south-east, Baghlan Province to the south and Samangan Province to the south-west.
Khash Rod District or Khashrowd, Balochi: خواشرود)is a district of Nimruz Province in Afghanistan. It had a population of 35,381 in 2004, which was 55% ethnic Pashtun, 20% Baloch, 15% Brahui and 10% Tajik. The district capital is Khash.
Abdul Karim Brahui is a politician in Afghanistan. He was Governor of Nimroz Province from 2010 to 2012 and has served previously as a minister in the Cabinet of Afghanistan. From February 2009 to August 2010, Brahui served as the Minister of Refugees. In 2004, Brahui was appointed Minister of Borders and Tribal Affairs.
Zaranj District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan, containing the provincial capital city of Zaranj.
Ghulam Dastagir Azad is the former governor of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan, having served from 2005 to August 2010.
The 30 June 2011 Nimruz province bombing was a roadside bombing targeting a bus of civilians killing 20 and injuring more than 30 in Nimruz province, Afghanistan. The bus was traveling on a highway between Kandahar and Nimruz province frequently used by coalition forces when it was struck by a bomb. The Taliban did not claim responsibility for the bombing.
Borjak is a village in Chahar Cheshmeh Rural District, Kamareh District, Khomeyn County, Markazi Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 275, in 78 families.
Kamal Khan Dam is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam project on the Helmand River in Chahar Burjak District of Nimruz Province in south-western Afghanistan. It is located about 95 km to the southeast of Zaranj. Construction work on the dam officially began in 1974 but after the 1978 Saur Revolution, the Americans involved in the construction were compelled to leave Afghanistan and the project was abandoned. It was recently completed.
The October 2020 Afghanistan attacks were multiple attacks launched by insurgents including the Taliban and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province in October 2020. The attacks left at least 243 people dead and another 339 were injured. 10 perpetrators were also killed in these attacks.