Chora District

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Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°50′50″N66°03′00″E / 32.84722°N 66.05000°E / 32.84722; 66.05000 Coordinates: 32°50′50″N66°03′00″E / 32.84722°N 66.05000°E / 32.84722; 66.05000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Uruzgan
Capital Chora
  Total3,005 km2 (1,160 sq mi)
Time zone UTC+4:30

Chora District is a district of Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. [1] The district center is the town of Chora, with a population of about 3,000. It is a rural town with no industry beyond livestock, agriculture, and small merchants.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the Tarinkot to Chora Road Oct. 4, 2011. The Dutch State Secretary, Ben Knapen, along with the Uruzgan provincial governor, Mohammed Sherzad, held the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction of the road that will better connect the Chora district to the provincial capital city by cutting travel time between the two by more than half.

District profile: [2]

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  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. "Summary of the District Development Plan, 2006" (PDF). Trinkot District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.