Paghman District

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Paghman District
Afghanistan Kabul Province Paghman District.png
Location in Kabul Province
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Kabul Province
Capital Paghman
Area
  Total600 km2 (200 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total200,000
  Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+04:30 (AST)
Main languages Farsi (Dari)
Pashto

Paghman District is situated in the western part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of over 120,000 people (2002 official UNHCR est.). [1]

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Paghman district borders Wardak and Parwan provinces to the west, Shakardara District to the north, Kabul to the east and Char Asiab District to the south-east. Its headquarters is the town of Paghman, which is situated in the northeastern part of the district.

Due to the wars in the region, 50% of the buildings in the district were destroyed and many people fled. Agriculture, labour work, animal husbandry and employment in Kabul City are the major sources of income. There are several villages, including Dara Pashayee, Adam Khel Kala, Hatam Kala, Seeno Kala, Mullah Khel Kala, Muhabbat Khan Kala, Lachi Khel Kala, Pajakk Tappa, etc.

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