Du Ab District

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Du Ab
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Du Ab
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N70°22′24″E / 35.21389°N 70.37333°E / 35.21389; 70.37333 Coordinates: 35°12′50″N70°22′24″E / 35.21389°N 70.37333°E / 35.21389; 70.37333
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Nuristan Province
  Total7,700 [1]

Du Ab District, Dō Āb District, [2] Du'ab District, Doab District, [3] (Persian : ولسوالی دوآب, Pashto : دو آب ولسوالۍtwo waters [4] ) is a district of Nuristan Province, in eastern Afghanistan. [5]



The Taliban launched an attack on the Du Ab and Qatar Khak areas on 31 January 1997. [6]

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  1. "Nuristan Provincial Profile" (PDF). Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. Dō Āb (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. "Executive Summaries: Nuristan Summary 2009" Program for Culture & Conflict Studies, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
  4. Paul Preston; Michael Partridge; Anita Prazmowska (May 1999). British Documents on Foreign Affairs--reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print: Soviet Union, January 1947-December 1947. University Publications of America. Great Britain. Foreign Office. ISBN   978-1-55655-764-4 . Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  5. "Afghanistan Administrative Divisions" map, March 2007, Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS)
  6. British Broadcasting Corporation. Monitoring Service (1997). Summary of world broadcasts: Asia, Pacific. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 5 February 2011.