Sar Hawza District

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Sar Hawza

سر هوزه
District
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Sar Hawza district (in orange) within the province of Paktika.
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Sar Hawza
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°6′52.34″N69°7′28.97″E / 33.1145389°N 69.1247139°E / 33.1145389; 69.1247139
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Paktika
Population
  Total36,236
Time zone UTC+4:30

Sari-roza or Sar Hawza (Pashto: سر هوزه, Persian : ولسوالی سرروضه) is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

Sar Hawza is one of the main districts of Paktika with over three thousand houses. The population is 36,236. [1] People of Sar Hawza mostly work in business.[ citation needed ] Several Sar Hawzewal (residents of Sar Hawza) have businesses in Karachi, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, UK, USA and other European countries.

There has not been any serious violence in Sar Hawza for over 6 decades.

They have committees in Karachi, Pakistan, Saudi, Dubai, UK and in the USA. The Saudi committee serves the people of Sar Hawza by providing shelter and guidance during the Hajj.

The district is within the heartland of the Kharoti tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [2] [3]

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References

  1. Paktika provincial profile, June 2004, profile compiled by the National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD)
  2. Paktika Province Tribal Map (Page 11). Naval Postgraduate School.
  3. Paktika Personalities: An Examination of the Tribes and the Significant People of a Traditional Pashtun Province - Timothy S. Timmons and Rashid Hassanpoor (2007)

Coordinates: 33°6′52.34″N69°7′28.97″E / 33.1145389°N 69.1247139°E / 33.1145389; 69.1247139