Darai Nur District

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Darai Nur District

دره نور
District
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Darai Nur District, Nangarhar Province.
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
Capital Darai Nur
Population
 (2002 [1] )
  Total120,000
Time zone UTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Darai Nur or Dara-i Noor (Pashto/Persian/Pashayi: دره نور) is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 120,000 in 2002, of whom 28,000 were children under 12. The dominant language in the district is Pashayi and Pashto.

The district centre is the village of Darai Nur. There are nine major villages and many smaller ones in the district. Some of the well-known villages in Darai Nur are Amla, Barkot, Khewa, Qalai Shahi, Sutan Lam, Nur Gal, and Kashmund.

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