Chaparhar District

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Chaparhar District

چپرهار
District
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Chaparhar District, Nangarhar Province
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Chaparhar District
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°19′20″N70°23′07″E / 34.322150°N 70.385284°E / 34.322150; 70.385284 Coordinates: 34°19′20″N70°23′07″E / 34.322150°N 70.385284°E / 34.322150; 70.385284
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
District centre Chaparhar
Population
 (2002 [1] )
  Total54,858
Time zone UTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Chaparhar is a district in the centre of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 54,858 in 2002, of whom 21,800 were children under 12. The district is within the heartland of the Shinwari tribe of Pashtuns. [2] The district centre is the village of Chaparhar. [3]

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References

  1. "MRRD Provincial profile for Nangarhar Province" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  2. Nangarhar Province Tribal Map (Page 9). Naval Postgraduate School.
  3. UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-05-16, accessed 2006-07-07 (PDF)]