Qalat District is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. Its district seat is Qalat, the capital of the province. It has a population of about 34,300 as of 2013.
The district is within the heartland of the Hotak tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns.
Zabul is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the south of the country. It has a mostly rural population of about 289,300. Zabul became an independent province from neighbouring Kandahar in 1963. Historically, it was part of the Zabulistan region. Qalat serves as the capital of the province.
Qalat, Qelat, Kalat, Kalaat, Kalut, or Kelat, may refer to:
Qalāti Ghilzay, also called Qalāti Zābul or Qalāti Khaljī, or simply Qalāt or Kalat, is a city in southern Afghanistan and the capital of Zabul Province. It is linked by Highway 1 with Kandahar to the southwest and Ghazni and Kabul to the northeast. The population of the town are ethnic Pashtuns, mostly from the Ghilji tribe, after whom the city is named.
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