Zazi District

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Zazi District (Pashto : ځاځي ولسوالۍ, Persian : ولسوالی جاجی), also called Jaji, Dzadzi or Aryob, is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. [1] The main town is Aryob. The district is within the heartland of the Zazi tribe of Pashtuns. [2]

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Demographics & population

Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available. The Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD) along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Afghanistan estimated the population of Zazi district to be around 45,923 (CSO 2004). [1] According to the same sources, but according to the local tribe estimation and counting, the total population of Zazai(Pashto : ځاځي) is in two district of Ahmad Khel and Aryub 375000 in 2016 (Malak Aziz Khan from Larliwani village), Pashtuns make up 100% of the total population.

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References

  1. 1 2 Jaji District Development Plan - MRRD
  2. Paktia Province Tribal Map (Page 12). Naval Postgraduate School.