Khinjan District

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Khinjan

خنجان
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Khinjan
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 35°28′12″N68°58′12″E / 35.47000°N 68.97000°E / 35.47000; 68.97000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Baghlan Province
Population
 (2012)
  Total29,600
Time zone +4:30

Khinjan District (pop: 29,600) [2] is located in the southern part of Baghlan province in the Hindu Kush mountains. The capital is the town of Khenjan. The main Kabul-Kunduz highway passes through the district from south to west. Ethnic Tajiks makes up around 85% of the total population while the Pashtuns, Hazara and Uzbeks, each at 5%, makes up the remaining 15% of the population. [3]

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References

  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  2. "Settled Population of Baghlan province by Civil Division , Urban, Rural and Sex-2012-13" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 9 July 2015.