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.
The district main ethnic groups are the Dai Chopan tribe of Hazaras and the Tokhi tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [ citation needed ]Its economy is completely dependent on almonds raised as a cash crop.
The Hazaras are a Persian-speaking ethnic group native to, and primarily residing in, the mountainous region of Hazarajat, in central Afghanistan. They speak the Hazaragi dialect of Persian which is mutually intelligible with Dari, one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.
Zabul is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the south of the country. It has a mostly rural population of about 289,300. Zabul became an independent province from neighbouring Kandahar in 1963. Historically, it was part of the Zabulistan region. Qalat serves as the capital of the province.
Daykundi, also spelled as Daikundi, Daikondi or Dai Kundi, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the central part of the country. It has a population of about 723,980, which is a Hazara Province.
Operation Asbury Park was a deployment, on June 2, 2004, and June 17, 2004, of taskforce 1/6 BLT of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit engaged Taliban and other anti-coalition forces in both Oruzgan Province and Zabul Province culminating in the Dai Chopan region of Afghanistan. This operation was characterized by atypical fighting on the side of the tactics of the Taliban and the other guerillas encountered.
The Behsud or Behsudi, are one of the major tribe of the Hazara people of Hazarajat, Afghanistan. They inhabit the Markaz Besud and Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud and Hisa-i-Duwum, Jalrez, Dai Mirdad and Chak districts of Maidan Wardak Province, Nawur and Jaghatu districts of Ghazni Province, Panjaw and Waras districts of Bamyan Province.
Daizangi also spelled as Dai Zangi,, is one of the major tribe of the Hazaras of Hazarajat in central Afghanistan. They inhabit the Bamyan, Yakawlang, Panjab and Waras districts of Bamyan Province, the Shahristan in Daikundi Province, Lal Wa Sarjangal District in Ghor Province and the Gizab District in Uruzgan Province. They are said to be the largest tribe of the Hazaras. The 19th-century Hazara Mir Elkhani, Mir Naser Beg, Mir (Chieftain) Mir Azeem Beg was the mir of the Daizangi who led the final battle of the Hazaras against Abdur Rahman Khan in the battle of Urozgan. He was exiled to Bokhara in present day Uzbekistan, where he wrote his memoirs "Yad e Guzishta", Memories of the past. Most Notable person from the Daizangi tribe is General Khudadad Khan.Their subtribes include the Bubali, Gedi, Kamyaba, Kut-daghi, Khushamadi, Kirigu, Miramur, Qaraqul Daghi, Sag Deh, Sag Jui, Sag-Pae, Sehpai, Takana, Takash, Urarus, and Yangur.
Daikundi also spelled as Dai Kundi, is one of the major tribes of the Hazara people of Hazarajat, located in central Afghanistan. They live in Daikundi Province and the Lal Wa Sarjangal, Chaghcharan, Dawlatabad, Charsadda and Pasaband districts of Ghor Province. Daikundis remained secluded and unhinged from the devastation and the resulting uprooting of different Hazara tribes, after the Battle of Uruzgan.
Atghar District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It had a population of about 8,400 in 2013.
Mezana or Mizan is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 13,400 as of 2013.
Shahjoy District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 56,800 as of 2013. It is located in the eastern part of the province, next to Ghazni Province.
Shamulzayi District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 25,100 as of 2013.
Shinkay District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 22,900 as of 2013. It contains the town of Ẕāmi Kalay.
Dozi is a town in the Dey Chopan District of Zabul Province, Afghanistan.
The Uruzgani are a tribe of Hazara people. A 1965 work describes them as "sedentary agriculturalists... speak[ing] Hazaraghi."
The Qalandar are a tribe of Hazara people found in Afghanistan. In the reports of the Afghan Boundary Commission in 1891, Lieutenant-Colonel Maitland, a member of the mission in Afghanistan, identified the Qalandar as falling within a similar area as the Jaghori Hazaras, but "not directly affiliated" and of different origin. The Qalandar are believed to be late-19th century refugees from Day Chopan and Arjestan. Most of the Qalandar are in Quetta, Balochistan. The tribe is divided in two areas: Alamdar Road and Hazara Town in Alamdar Road the head of tribe is Babu Omid Ali and in Hazara town the tribe leader is Haji Mullah Sammad now a local pipe shop owner.
The Dai Khitai are a tribe of Hazara people in Afghanistan.
The Dai Chopan are a tribe of Hazara people, live in Afghanistan. They are generally numbered among the eight overarching Hazara tribes. the district with the same name Dai Chopan in Zabul Province is derived from this tribe. Dai chopan are the descendants of Amir Chopan, a Hazara chieftain and whose grave is at Grishk, Helmand Province.
The Sulaimankhel, or Suleiman Khel, are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Ghilji tribe of Bettani confederation of Pashtuns. In the early 20th century, the tribe was recognised as generally pastoral.
Naw Bahar District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 18,300 as of 2013.
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