Charbolak District

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Charbolak

چاربولک
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Charbolak
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°46′23″N66°52′25″E / 36.77306°N 66.87361°E / 36.77306; 66.87361 Coordinates: 36°46′23″N66°52′25″E / 36.77306°N 66.87361°E / 36.77306; 66.87361
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Balkh Province
Population
 (2009)
  Total66,300

Chārbōlak (or Chahar Bolak or Char Bolak) (Dari : چاربولک) district (pop: 66,300) [1] 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. [2]

The previous name of this district was Adina Masjid (آدینه‌ مسجد), which was changed to Charbolak by Mohammad Gul Khan Momand. [3]

Sources

  1. "Chahar Bolak". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  2. Chahar Bolak District (Char Bolak), Balkh Province. Afghan Biographies.
  3. Ghulam Hazrat Kushan, Afghanistan dar masir-i sada-yi bistum, Afghan American Association, 1999. pp 184-7.


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