Tarinkot District

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Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 32°40′48″N65°55′12″E / 32.68000°N 65.92000°E / 32.68000; 65.92000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Uruzgan Province
U.S. Army soldier watching Afghans pass during a logistics inspection in Tarinkot. U.S. Army 1st Lt. Patrick Gurski, foreground, with a security force assistance team (SFAT) with the 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Texas Army National Guard, watches Afghans pass during a logistics 130604-A-FS372-018.jpg
U.S. Army soldier watching Afghans pass during a logistics inspection in Tarinkot.

Tarinkot District, also spelled as Tarin Kowt, [2] is a district of Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. [1] The capital of the district and the province is the town called Tarinkot.


In Tarinkot district, two Pashtun tribal confederations are represented. The Tareen tribes: Popolzai, Barakzai, Achakzai; and the Ghilzai tribes: Tokhi, Hotak, Suleiman-Khel.

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  1. 1 2 "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  2. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-29/brown---tarin-kowt-and-the-battle-for-minds/2816352