Saghar District

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Saghar

ساغر
District
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Saghar
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°41′29″N63°52′01″E / 33.6914°N 63.8669°E / 33.6914; 63.8669
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Ghor Province
Area
  Total2,644 km2 (1,021 sq mi)
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total33,700

Saghar District is situated in the most southwestern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan with district center Titan (Saghar). The population is 33,700 people. [1] The district, as the other mountainous districts in the province, suffers long and severe winters and continuing drought during the summer.

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Economy

The district suffers from poverty and weak economy due to spread of diseases, low agriculture and livestock productions and poor access to basic infrastructural, social, economical and educational services. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Settled Population of Ghor Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  2. "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Saghar District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.