Janikhel District (Paktika)

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Districts of Paktika Province

Janikhel (Pashto : جاني‌خېل ولسوالۍ, Persian : ولسوالی جانی‌خیل) is a district in Paktika Province, in eastern Afghanistan. It was created in 2004 out of a part of Khairkot District.

Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available. The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD) along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Afghanistan estimated the population of the district to be around 36,237 (CSO 2019). [1] According to the same sources, Pashtuns make up 100% of the total population.

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References

  1. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2019-20" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. 18 November 2019. p. 22. Retrieved 6 April 2020.