Lashkargah District

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Lashkargah

لشکرگاه
District
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Lashkargah
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 31°28′N64°32′E / 31.46°N 64.54°E / 31.46; 64.54
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Helmand Province
Population
 (2012) [2]
  Total100,200

Lashkargah is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the provincial capital of Lashkargah. Its population is 45% Pashtun and 20% Baluch, with c. 30% Tajiks, 5% are Hindus and Hazara; [3] the population was estimated at 100,200 [2] in 2012. Hilmand is mainly a desert and dry province.

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References

  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. 1 2 "Settled Population of Helmand Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  3. "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 1 August 2006.