Dey Chopan District

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Dey Chopan, also spelled as Daichopan (Persian: دای چوپان ), is the northernmost district in Zabul Province of Afghanistan. Historically this district belong to Hazaras which was occupied by Abdur Rahman Khan in 19th century. It has a population of about 38,300 as of 2013. [1]

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The district main ethnic groups are the Dai Chopan tribe of Hazaras and the Tokhi tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [2] Its economy is completely dependent on almonds raised as a cash crop.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. "Settled Population of Zabul province by Civil Division, Urban, Rural and Sex-2012-13" (PDF). Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  2. Zabul Province Tribal Map. Naval Postgraduate School.