Puli Alam in 2007
|Elevation||1,922 m (6,306 ft)|
Puli Alam (Pashto/Persian: پل علم), also spelled Pul-i-Alam or Pol-e Alam, is the provincial capital of Logar Province, Afghanistan as well as of Puli Alam District. The population of the district is estimated to be around 108,000, which is composed of ethnic Pashtuns and Tajiks. The city of Puli Alam had a population of 22,914 in 2015.it has 4 districts and a total land area of 3,752 hectares. The total number of dwellings in the city are 2,546.
Puli Alam underwent a lot of reconstruction work after the fall of Taliban government.
A provincial reconstruction team PRT Logar of the Czech Republic was based in Puli Alam.
Major car bombings occurred in 2020 and 2021.
Puli Alam is at high altitude. It features a warm-summer humid continental climate (Dsa) under the Köppen climate classification. It has hot, dry summers and cold, snowy winters. The average temperature in Puli Alam is 11.0 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 291 mm.
July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 24.7 °C. The coldest month January has an average temperature of -6.8 °C.
|Climate data for Puli Alam|
|Average high °C (°F)||−0.4|
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−6.8|
|Average low °C (°F)||−13.2|
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