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Khoshi District

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Khoshi District

Khoshi District is located in the East part of [1]

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Villages 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • Economic 3
  • Education 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

Khoshi is a long narrow green valley, beginning from Qala-e-Wazer of [2] The district is surrounded by Mohammad Agha, Pul-i-Alam, Jaji, Azra and Baraki Barak.

Villages

The district has 86 villages and divided into four parts (Khoshi,Karizona,Manai,and Dobandi). Main villages where Pashtuns are living are Dobandi, Manai, Darkh, Kandaw, Chenari, Tora Chena, Sher Agha, Baryam, fatihkhio Karez, Darya Khan Karez,sulimankhailo Karez,Degaan kariz,Kajer Karez, Shinkai, Gul Mohammad Khailo Karez and Sraghowanda.

The main villages of Khoshi are Abtak, Bala Deh, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh, where Tajiks are living. shia are living in Abtak, Bala Dah, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh of Khoshi. Dobandi is one of the most destroyed areas as it was on the main supply road for Mujahideen during the Russian invasion in Afghanistan.

Demographics

The estimated population of Khoshi District in 2010 was roughly 30,000.[1]

Economic

The area has been severely affected by drought in the past four years. The socio-economic situation of the residents is poor. The main sources of income are from agriculture, selling of wood and trading inside Afghanistan or Pakistan.

Education

There are around 4 high schools and 12 primary schools in the district.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.aims.org.af/afg/dist_profiles/unhcr_district_profiles/centra/logar/khoshi.pdf
  2. ^ a b http://mrrd-nabdp.org/DDP/Logar/Logar_Khoshi_Summary_Finalized.pdf

External links

  • Website dedicated for Logar province
  • Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS)
  • Logar Provincial Reconstruction Team - Czech Republic


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