Khas Uruzgan District

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Khas Uruzgan

خاص اروزگان
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Khas Uruzgan
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 33°00′00″N66°41′24″E / 33.00000°N 66.69000°E / 33.00000; 66.69000 Coordinates: 33°00′00″N66°41′24″E / 33.00000°N 66.69000°E / 33.00000; 66.69000
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Province Uruzgan

Khas Uruzgan (Dari : خاص اروزگان, also spelled Khas Urozgan) is a district of Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. [1]



A District Governor, Chief of Police, four person district council, four person ulema shura and a two-judge court exist. The district council had eight members until the spring of 2008, when Taliban threats forced half to quit. [2] In November 2010 more than 300 tribal elders and religious leaders from across the district elected a first-ever district community council. [3]

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  1. 1 2 "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. "A socio-political assessment of Uruzgan Province from 2006 to 2009" (PDF). The Liaison Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  3. "Afghans Elect First-ever Formal Community Council in Khas Uruzgan". ISAF Joint Command. Retrieved 4 June 2015.