Zari District

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Zari

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Zari
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 35°51′00″N66°43′48″E / 35.85000°N 66.73000°E / 35.85000; 66.73000 Coordinates: 35°51′00″N66°43′48″E / 35.85000°N 66.73000°E / 35.85000; 66.73000
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Balkh Province
Area
  Total846 km2 (327 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
  Total42,600

Zari (Pashto/Dari : زاری) is a district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. [2] It was created in 2005 from part of Kishindih District.

Contents

District profile: [3]

History

On 1 May 2020, the Taliban attacked Zari District overnight, killing 13 members of the Afghan security forces and injuring 17 others. [4]

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References

  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  2. "Settled Population of Balkh Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organisation. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  3. "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Zari District Development Assembly. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  4. "Taliban kills 13 Afghan soldiers in Balkh province". 1 May 2020 via www.aljazeera.com.