Puli Khumri, also spelled Pul-i-Khumri or Pol-e Khomri, is a district of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The population of the district was estimated to be around 191,640 in 2004.Tajiks are around 50% of the population and make up the majority in the district, followed by 30% Hazaras, 15% Pashtuns and 5% Uzbeks. The capital city is Puli Khumri.
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Baghlan is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. As of 2020, the province has a population of about 1,014,634.
Logar is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan located in the eastern section of the country. It is divided into seven districts and contains hundreds of villages. Puli Alam is the capital of the province.
This is a list of districts of Afghanistan, known as wuleswali. These are secondary level administrative units, one level below the provinces. The Afghan government issued its first district map in 1973. It recognized 325 districts, counting wuleswalis (districts), alaqadaries (sub-districts), and markaz-e-wulaiyat. In the ensuing years additional districts have been added through splits, and a few eliminated through mergers. In June 2005, the Afghan government issued a map of 398 districts. It was widely adopted as by many information management systems, though usually with the addition of Sharak-e-Hayratan for a 399 district total. It remains the de facto standard, as of late 2018, despite a string of government announcements of the creation of new districts.
Puli Khumri (پلخمری), also spelled Pul-i-Khumri or Pol-e Khomri, is a city in northern Afghanistan. Located about 100 kilometres (60 mi) south of Kunduz, 200 kilometres (120 mi) southeast of Mazar-i-Sharif, and 230 kilometres (140 mi) north of Kabul, Puli Khumri is the capital and largest city of Baghlan Province, whose name comes from the other major town in the province, Baghlan. The city of Puli Khumri has a population of 221,274. It has 6 districts and a total land area of 3,752 hectares. The total number of dwellings in the city are 24,586.
Puli Hisar or Pul-e-Hesar is a district in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan.
Khwaja Hijran is a district in the Baghlan Province of Afghanistan. The district was created in 2005 from part of Andarab District. The name of the district has already been changed and its new one is Jalga. It has a population of about 23,000, and its main village is Pansíri.
Andarab district is located in the southern part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. The estimated population of Andarab in 2004 was roughly 120,642. Tajiks make up the entire population of the district. The district centre is the village of Andarab. Andarab district is one of the three districts recaptured by the Panjshir Resistance after the Taliban took over Kabul.
Baghlani Jadid is a district of Baghlan Province in northern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 119,607.
Burka district is in the northeastern part of Baghlan province. Its population is approximately 49,000. The capital is the city of Burka. It is in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. The district is prone to earthquakes. On 5 May 2021 it was captured by Taliban forces.
Dahana i Ghuri district is located in the most southwestern part of Baghlan province, Afghanistan. The capital is Dahana i Ghuri. Its population is about 3,400 people. It is connected with Baghlan and Puli Khumri with an all-weather primary road.
Dushi district is located in the central part of Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. It lies on the major Kabul-Kunduz highway. The population of the district was estimated to be around 57,160 in 2004. Hazaras are around 60% of the population and make up the majority in the district, followed by Tajiks (39%). The centre of the district is Dushi. Dushi was considered contested between the Afghan Government and the Taliban in late 2018.
Khinjan District is located in the southern part of Baghlan province in the Hindu Kush mountains. The capital is the town of Khenjan. The main Kabul-Kunduz highway passes through the district from south to west. Ethnic Tajiks makes up around 85% of the total population while the Pashtuns, Hazara and Uzbeks, each at 5%, makes up the remaining 15% of the population.
Khost wa Fereng or Khost wa Fring is the easternmost district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan in the Hindu Kush mountains. Its capital is Khost wa Fereng. The population of the district was estimated to be around 60300 in 2011–2012, of which ethnic Tajiks made up 90% and Hazaras 10% of the total population.
Nahrin District is a district in the central part of Baghlan Province in Afghanistan. To the west lie the major towns of Baghlan and Puli Khumri. The district centre is Nahrin. The population of the district was estimated to be around 57,509 in 2004, of which 60% are Tajiks, 35% Pashtun and 5% Uzbeks.
Tala wa Barfak is a district of Afghanistan situated in the most southwestern part of Baghlan Province. The capital is Taleh va Barfak.
The Ali abad District is situated in the southern part of Kunduz Province, Afghanistan. It borders the Baghlan Province to the south, Chahar dara District to the west, Kunduz and Khan Abad districts to the north and Takhar Province to the east.
Warsaj District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan.
The Kunduz River is a tributary of the Amu Darya in northern Afghanistan. It rises in Bamyan Province in the Hindu Kush, and in its upper reaches is also known as the Bamyan River or the Surkhab River. After passing through Kunduz Province, the Kunduz River merges into the Amu Darya.
Starting in the 1880s, various Pashtun-dominated governments of Afghanistan have pursued policies, called Pashtunization, aimed towards settling more ethnic Pashtuns in the northern region of Afghanistan.