Pashtun Kot District

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Pashtun Kot

پشتون کوت
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Pashtun Kot
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 35°49′N64°47′E / 35.81°N 64.78°E / 35.81; 64.78 Coordinates: 35°49′N64°47′E / 35.81°N 64.78°E / 35.81; 64.78
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Faryab Province
District Pashtun Kot
907 m (2,976 ft)

Pashtun Kot district is located in the center of Faryab Province, south of the provincial capital Maymana. The district center Pashtun Kot is a suburb of Maymana ( 35°54′42″N64°47′12″E / 35.91167°N 64.78667°E / 35.91167; 64.78667 ). The population is 277,000 (2002) with an ethnic composition of 60% Uzbeks, 15% Tajik, 20% Turkmens 10% Pashtuns and minority Arab Aimaq. [2]

Between 24 April and 7 May 2014, flash flooding from heavy rainfall resulted in the destruction of public facilities, roads, and agricultural land. Assessment findings reported 319 families in total were affected, six people died, 517 livestock were killed, 350 gardens were damaged/destroyed, and 524 jeribs of agricultural land was damaged/destroyed in Kata Qala, Nadir Abad, Nawe Khoshk, and Chakab. [3]

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