Gomal District

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Gomal
ګومل
District
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Gomal district (in dark blue) within the province of Paktika.
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Gomal
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°30′40″N68°54′11″E / 32.51111°N 68.90306°E / 32.51111; 68.90306
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Paktika
Capital Shkin
Population
 (2019)
  Total45,873
Time zone UTC+4:30

Gomal District (Pashto : ګومل ولسوالۍ, Persian : ولسوالی گومل) is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population in 2019 was 45,873. [1] The district is within the heartland of the Kharoti tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [2]

It is named after the Gomal River.

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References

  1. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2019-20" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. 18 November 2019. p. 22. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  2. Paktika Province Tribal Map (Page 11). Naval Postgraduate School.