Sherzad District

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Sherzad District
District
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An Afghan Army captain addresses Sherzad village.
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Sherzad District is located in the west of Nangarhar Province.
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
District center Sherzad
Population
 (2002 [1] )
  Total66,392
Time zone UTC+4:30 (D† (Afghanistan Standard Time))

Sherzad is a district in the west of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. It has a short (approximately 5 km) stretch of border with Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 66,392 in 2002, of whom 26,500 were children under 12. The district center is the village of Sherzad.

A large portion of the population belongs to the Shirzad sub-tribe of the Khogyani Karlan Pashtun tribe.

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