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Dihdadi District (Dari : دهدادی) (Pop: 65,600) is situated in the central part of Balkh province, Afghanistan. It is not far from the capital of the province Mazari Sharif - about 15 km in eastern direction from the district capital Dihdadi (also Dehdadi).
Balkh is a town in the Balkh Province of Afghanistan, about 20 km (12 mi) northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74 km (46 mi) south of the Amu Darya river and the Uzbekistan border. It was historically an ancient centre of Buddhism and Zoroastrianism and one of the major cities of Khorasan, since the latter's earliest history.
Balkh is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the north of the country. It is divided into 15 districts and has a population of about 1,245,100, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a Persian-speaking society. The city of Mazar-i-Sharif serves as the capital of the province. The Mazar-e Sharif International Airport and Camp Marmal sit on the eastern edge of Mazar-i-Sharif.
Jowzjan, sometimes spelled as Jawzjan or Jozjan, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the north of the country bordering neighboring Turkmenistan. The province is divided into 11 districts and contains hundreds of villages. It has a population of about 512,100, which is multi-ethnic and mostly agriculturalists. Sheberghan is the capital of Jozjan province.
Khulm or Khulmi is a district of Balkh Province, Afghanistan.
Atta Muhammad Nur (also spelled Ata Mohammed Noor,, served as the Governor of Balkh Province in Afghanistan from 2004 to January 25, 2018. An ethnic Tajik, he worked to educate the Mujahideen after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, gaining the nickname "The Teacher." He then became a mujahideen resistance commander for the Jamiat-e Islami against the Soviets.
Sholgara is a district in the southern part of Balkh Province, Afghanistan. Sholgara, just south of Mazari Sharif (Mazar), is strategically located at the crossroads between several districts: Sangcharak, Kishindih, Dar-I-Suf. Dar-I-Suf and Sangcharak are known for their resistance to the Taliban insurgency. It is commonly said that "who holds Sholgara, holds Mazar".
Zari is a district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Kishindih District.
Chārbōlak district is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Charbolak, 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif. The majority of the population is Pashtun.
Chimtal District also Chemtal or Chamtal is located in the western part of Balkh province, Afghanistan. The estimated population of Chimtal in 2004 was around 81,311, with Pashtuns being predominant. The capital is Chimtal.
Dawlatabad District is a landlocked district, located in the northwestern part of Balkh province, in northern Afghanistan. The population is 101,900 people. The capital is the village of Dowlatabad at 298 m height above the sea level.
Kaldar is a small district in the northern part of Balkh Province, Afghanistan. The northern and the eastern border of the district is the large Amu Darya river. North of the river is Uzbekistan and east is Tajikistan. The main village, also called Kaldar, is in the northeastern part of the district, close to the river.
Kishindih or Kishindeh district is the southernmost district in Balkh province. Its capital is Kishindinh Bala, situated in the northern part of the district.
Marmul is a small district, located in the central part of Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan. The capital Marmul is in its southern end on the border with the Chahar Kint district.
Nahri Shahi or Nahr-e-Shahi is a large district of Balkh Province, Afghanistan around the capital district Mazari Sharif.
Shortepa also Shor Tappeh is one of the 15 districts of Balkh province. Shortepa, a small district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It is situated along the Amu Darya river, across the border with Termez, Uzbekistan, and to the east Kaldar. The main village is Shor Tappeh, A at 274 m altitude.
Mardyan District is situated in the central eastern part of the Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It borders Mingajik District to the west, Qarqin District to north, Balkh Province and Fayzabad District to the east and Aqcha District to the south. The population is 34,200 (2006). The district center is the village of Mardyan, located in the central part of the district.
Balkh, before 2017: Kolkhozobod or Kolkhozabad, is a town in Tajikistan. It is the administrative capital of Jaloliddin Balkhi District in the south-west of Khatlon Region.
Kholm District is a district of Balkh Province, Afghanistan. Its capital lies at Kholm. In 2019 the estimated population was 81,234.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The virus was confirmed to have spread to Afghanistan when its index case, in Herat, was confirmed on 24 February 2020.
This article documents the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan.
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