Dawlat Yar District

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Dawlat Yar

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Dawlat Yar
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 34°35′N65°45′E / 34.58°N 65.75°E / 34.58; 65.75
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Ghor Province
Population
 (2012) [2]
  Total31,800

Dawlat Yar is a district in Ghor Province, Afghanistan. [2] It was created in 2005 from the southeastern part of Chaghcharan District. The administrative center of the district is Delak, but the largest town is Dawlat Yar ( 34°33′07″N65°47′11″E / 34.5519°N 65.7864°E / 34.5519; 65.7864 ) at 2503 m altitude.

The population of the district was estimated at 31,800 in 2012, [2] and the electorate 23,767 in 2009. [3] The district is mountainous, with extremely severe weather conditions during the winter causing roads to be blocked with snow for weeks. The majority of this district are Hazaras.

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References

  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 "Settled Population of Ghor Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  3. "2009 Election". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015.