Chawkay District

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U.S. soldiers looking out for Taliban insurgents during Operation Destined Strike while other soldiers search a village below the Chowkay Valley in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. US Army Afghanistan 2006.jpg
U.S. soldiers looking out for Taliban insurgents during Operation Destined Strike while other soldiers search a village below the Chowkay Valley in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

Chawkay District is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The population was reported in 2006 as 31,600. The district center is the village of Chawkay ( 34°41′46″N70°55′29″E / 34.6961°N 70.9247°E / 34.6961; 70.9247 ) at 726 m altitude in the valley of the Kunar river. Roughly 80% of the houses in the district were destroyed during the wars.

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