Mir Bacha Kot District
Location in Kabul Province
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Mir Bacha Kot District is situated in the central part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 5,000 and another 37,000 are expected to return in the near future (2002 official UNHCR est.). Tajiks are the majority and some Pashtuns also live there.
Mir Bacha Kot district borders Shakardara District to the west, Guldara and Kalakan districts to the north, and Deh Sabz District to the east. Its headquarters is Mir Bacha Kot village, which is located in the central part of the district, 25 km north of Kabul. The district was almost fully destroyed during the war and now is undergoing a rebuilding process. The main source of income is agriculture.
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Deh Sabz District is situated northeast of Kabul City in Afghanistan. It has a population of 100,136 people. About 70% are Pashtuns and 30% are Tajiks.
Guldara District is located in the northwestern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 25,213 people, including new returnees. Around 70% are Tajiks and 30% Pashtuns.
Istalif District is located in the northwestern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of 8,500, a mixture of Tajiks, Pashtuns and Hazaras.
Kalakan District is located in the northern part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It borders Guldara District to the west, Qarabagh District to the north, Dih Sabz District to the east and Mir Bacha Kot District to the south. The population is 26,800 (2006). Tajiks form the majority of population. The center is the village of Kalakan, situated in the central part of the district. The district has been seriously affected by war. Most infrastructure was destroyed. The reconstruction and the return of the displaced families is a slow process.
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