Gelan District

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Gelan

گیلان
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Gelan
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°43′52″N67°38′11″E / 32.730974°N 67.636271°E / 32.730974; 67.636271
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Ghazni Province

Gelan is a district in the south of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 78,408 in 2002. The district capital is Janda. [1]

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The district is within the heartland of the Tarakai tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [2]

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Geography

Healthcare

Education

Demographics

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Afghan children walk along a road near a bazaar in the Gelan district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Nov. 2, 2013

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References

  1. "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 25 April 2006.
  2. Ghazni Province Tribal Map (Page 4). Naval Postgraduate School.