Nazyan District

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Nazyan (Pashto: نازيان) (Persian : ولسوالی نازیان) is a district in the south-east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 22,858 in 2002, of whom 9000 were children under 12. The district is within the heartland of the Shinwari tribe of Pashtuns. [1] The district centre is the village of Nazyan.

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References

  1. Nangarhar Province Tribal Map (Page 9). Naval Postgraduate School.

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