Pur Chaman District

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Pur Chaman

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Pur Chaman
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 33°08′24″N63°51′36″E / 33.14000°N 63.86000°E / 33.14000; 63.86000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
 (2020) [2]

Pur Chaman (also transliterated as Purchaman or Porchaman) is a mountainous district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population is approximately 95% Tajik with a Pashtun minority. The main village, also called Purchaman 33°8′29″N63°51′41″E / 33.14139°N 63.86139°E / 33.14139; 63.86139 is situated at 1431 m altitude.[ citation needed ]


Religious role

Pur Chaman was the center of operations for the Naqshbandi Sufi leader ( pir ) of the Aimaq ethnic group until the late 1970s, when the last pir, Baha'uddin Jan, was killed under the Taraki government. [3] Sadat is one of the people in the pur chaman

The head of Sadat's people is Mr. alhaj sayed akbar sadat and Mr.alhaj sayed Mohammad Rasool Erfani

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  2. "Farah Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. Olivier Roy. Islam and resistance in Afghanistan. Cambridge University Press, 1990. ISBN   0-521-39700-6, ISBN   978-0-521-39700-1