Waghaz is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was formed in 2005 from part of Muqur District, and has a population estimated at 27,900.The district center is the town of Waghaz at .
The Rana Kheil boys and girls school was renovated in 2003. Funding was provided by the School of Hope for the rehabilitation of the school building.
This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (September 2020)
Ghazni, historically known as Ghaznin (غزنين) or Ghazna (غزنه) and also transliterated as Ghuznee, is a city in southeastern Afghanistan with a population of around 190,000 people. The city is strategically located along Highway 1, which has served as the main road between Kabul and Kandahar for thousands of years. Situated on a plateau at 2,219 metres (7,280 ft) above sea level, the city is 150 km south of Kabul and is the capital of Ghazni Province.
Ghazni is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in southeastern Afghanistan. The province contains 19 districts, encompassing over a thousand villages and roughly 1.3 million people, making it the 5th most populous province. The city of Ghazni serves as the capital. It lies on the important Kabul–Kandahar Highway, and has historically functioned as an important trade center. The Ghazni Airport is located next to the city of Ghazni and provides limited domestic flights to Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.
Ghōr, also spelled Ghowr or Ghur, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is located in Hazarajat region in central Afghanistan, towards the north-west. The province contains eleven districts, encompassing hundreds of villages, and approximately 764,472 settled people. Firuzkoh, serves as the capital of the province.
Jaghori is one of the main districts of the Ghazni province in Afghanistan. It is located in the highlands in the southern fringes of the Hazaristan region. It occupies 1,855 km2. in the upper Arghandab valley. The population is estimated to be around 560,000 in 2015. The district capital, Sange-e-Masha, is where major business transactions take place. The district is heavily dependent on agriculture, and migrant workers as the main sources of income. Other major marketplaces are in Ghojor, Hotqol and Anguri.
Malistan is a district in the west of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Hazara, was estimated at 350,000 in 2009. The district capital is Mir Adina.
Zari is a district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Kishindih District.
Qarabagh, is a district 56 km to the south-west of Ghazni in eastern Afghanistan. The 1,800 km2 area is one of the most populated at 109,000; some reports count more than 218,000. The ethnic composition of the district includes Hazaras and Pashtuns. The landscape varies in different parts of the district - deserts in the southwest, plains in the southeast and mountains in the north. The district is seriously affected by drought, especially farming and animal husbandry. Health and education need serious improvement.
The Giro District is located within southeastern Ghazni Province in Afghanistan, 50 km South East of Ghazni. The district is a wide plain with scattered low mountains. More than 40 000 residents are estimated, according to 2002 year's data. The district is within the heartland of the Tarakai tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. The district center is Pana.
As the other districts in this area, it is seriously affected by the continuing drought. Harvests have been decreasing in recent years, and agriculture is the primary source of income.
The roads are in bad condition. The health and education services need much improvement.
On 5 September 2016, 80 Taliban militants were killed and 100 others injured after hundreds of fighters launched a coordinated offensive to capture the district. Five security personnel also had been killed and eight others injured during the operation.
Pana (Panah) is the district center of Giro District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It is located onat 2,080 m altitude in the central part of the district. The roads towards it are in bad condition.
Rashidan District is a new district in Afghanistan; it was created from the larger Jaghatu district.
Andar is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan. The population has been estimated at 88,300, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray while the other main town is Andar. The district is named after the Andar Ghilji tribe of the Pashtuns. The district also contains the town of Sardeh Band on its edge near the border with Paktika Province.
Miray (Miri) is the district center of Andar District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It is located atat 2,069 m altitude.
Deh Yak is a rural district in the eastern part of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, 30 km east from the city of Ghazni. The district has an area of 715 km2, containing 66 villages and a population of about 44,386. Ramak serves as the district's headquarters.
Zana Khan district is a mountainous district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan with more than 12,000 people living there. The district center is Dado.
Dado is the district center of Zana Khan district, Afghanistan. It is located 30 km north-east of Ghazni onat 2,520 m altitude.
Khwaja Umari is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from the large Jaghatu District. The population in 2005 was estimated at 16,100, of whom 20% were Pashtun, 35% Tajik and 45% Hazara. The district center is the village of Khwaja Umari.
Khugyani, also known as Wali Muhammadi Shahid, is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. It was previously part of Jaghatu District. Its territory had been enlarged during the Taliban regime and after then the district was returned to its original borders. To the east it is surrounded by Ghazni City District, to the south by Waghaz District, to the west by Jaghatu District, to the north by the Rashidan district and to the Northeast by Khwaja Umari district. The population is more than 28,000 people. The district center is Khogyani.
Zurmat is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The main town is Zurmat, which is one of the main cities of the region of Loya Paktia.
General Khodaidad is a former Minister of Counter Narcotics of Afghanistan.
The Sultan Mahmud Dam or Band-e Sultan is a dam located on the Ghazni River in the Jaghatū District of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan. As of April 2013, the dam is just used for irrigating 15,000 hectares of land. It is believed to have the potential to meet electricity needs of 50,000 families. The dam has importance for residents of Ghazni and neighboring Maidan Wardak province. It is believed to be first built during the Ghaznavids era in the 10th century, in memory of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni.