Khugyani (Pashto : خوګياڼي ولسوالۍ, Persian : خوگیانی), also known as Wali Muhammadi Shahid, is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was previously part of Jaghatu District. Its territory had been enlarged during the Taliban regime and after then the district was returned to its original borders. To the east it is surrounded by Ghazni City District, to the south by Waghaz District, to the west by Jaghatu District, to the north by the Rashidan district and to the Northeast by Khwaja Umari district. The population is more than 28,000 people. The district center is Khogyani.
The main source of income is agriculture, which is seriously affected by the drought. Health and education need major improvement. Roads are narrow but in relatively good condition.
Ghazni historically known as Ghaznin (غزنين) or Ghazna (غزنه), is a city in central Afghanistan with a population of around 270,000 people. The city is strategically located along Highway 1, which has served as the main road between Kabul and Kandahar for thousands of years. Situated on a plateau at 2,219 metres (7,280 ft) above sea level, the city is 150 km south of Kabul and is the capital of Ghazni Province.
Ab Band is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is almost entirely Pashtun, was estimated at 41,340 in 2002. The district is within the heartland of the Tarakai tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. Ab Band is on the main road from Kabul to Kandahar.
Nawur is the largest district in Afghanistan's Ghazni Province by area. Its population, which is entirely Hazara, was estimated at 91,778 in 2002. The Jikhai River originates here. Nawur with 5234 square kilometre is located in northern part of Ghazni Province, Nawur is neighbour with Qarabagh District in south, Jaghuri District, Malistan District and Ajristan District (Daya) in south west, Jaghatu District and Rashidan District in east, Miramor District of Daikundi province in west, Waras District of Bamian Province in north west, Behsud District, Daimirdad District and Jeghatu District of Maidan Wardak Province in north.
Malistan is a district in the west of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Hazara, was estimated at 350,000 in 2009. The district capital is Mir Adina.
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.
Muqur is a district in the southwest of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is mostly Hazara along with some Pashtun and Tajik, was estimated at 70,900 in 2002, of whom 19,538 were children under 12.
Qarabagh, is a district 56 km to the south-west of Ghazni in eastern Afghanistan. The 1,800 km2 area is one of the most populated at 109,000; some reports count more than 218,000. The ethnic composition of the district includes Hazaras and Pashtuns. The landscape varies in different parts of the district - deserts in the southwest, plains in the southeast and mountains in the north. The district is seriously affected by drought, especially farming and animal husbandry. Health and education need serious improvement.
The Giro District is located within southeastern Ghazni Province in Afghanistan, 50 km South East of Ghazni. The district is a wide plain with scattered low mountains. More than 40 000 residents are estimated, according to 2002 year's data. The district is within the heartland of the Tarakai tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. The district center is Pana.
As the other districts in this area, it is seriously affected by the continuing drought. Harvests have been decreasing in recent years, and agriculture is the primary source of income.
The roads are in bad condition. The health and education services need much improvement.
On 5 September 2016, 80 Taliban militants were killed and 100 others injured after hundreds of fighters launched a coordinated offensive to capture the district. Five security personnel also had been killed and eight others injured during the operation.
Rashidan District is a new district in Afghanistan; it was created from the larger Jaghatu district.
Andar is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan. The population has been estimated at 88,300, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray while the other main town is Andar. The district is named after the Andar Ghilji tribe of the Pashtuns. The district also contains the town of Sardeh Band on its edge near the border with Paktika Province.
Deh Yak is a rural district in the eastern part of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, 30 km east from the city of Ghazni. The district has an area of 715 km2, containing 66 villages and a population of about 44,386. Ramak serves as the district's headquarters.
Khwaja Umari is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from the large Jaghatu District. The population in 2005 was estimated at 16,100, of whom 20% were Pashtun, 35% Tajik and 45% Hazara. The district center is the village of Khwaja Umari.
Khogyani is located 17 km northwest of Ghazni. It was the district center of the big Jaghatu district before the year 2005. Now it is the center of Khogyani District.
Jaghatu is a district in Wardak province, Afghanistan, 20 km northwest of Ghazni. According to 2019 data, the population is 50,792. The district center is Ghazi Muhammad Jan Khan Bazaar.
Jaghatu may refer to:
Jaghatu, is one of the largest and most populated district of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan, west of the city of Ghazni. The ethnic composition of the district includes 73% Hazara and 27% Pashtun.
Turgān also known as Turkān is a valley in Hazarajat, Afghanistan located in Jaghatū district of Ghazni province which is inhabited with ethnic Hazara.
Sarab or Sar Ab is a residential area in Afghanistan located in Jaghatu, Ghazni Province.
Qyaq also spelt Qeyaq is a valley in Afghanistan located in the Jaghatū District of Ghazni province, in the central part of the country.
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