Daykundi Province

province of Afghanistan

Daykundi (Persian: دایکندی) also spelled Daikondi, Dāykondī or Daikundi or "Daykundi, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. Day Kundi's capital is Nili. It is about 310 kilometres from Kabul. It is in the Hazarajat region.

Day Kundi (دایکندی)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Nili
 - coordinates 33°45′N 66°15′E / 33.75°N 66.25°E / 33.75; 66.25
Area 18,088 km² (6,984 sq mi) [1]
Population 399,600 (2006) [2]
Density 49.4 /km² (128 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Persian (Hazaragi dialect)
Map of Afghanistan with Day Kundi highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Day Kundi highlighted

EconomyEdit

Daykundi province grows almonds.

GovernanceEdit

On 15 April 2011, Mr. Qurban Ali Oruzgani became Governor of Daikundi province.

DistrictsEdit

Districts of Day Kundi Province
District Capital Population Area[3] Notes
Ishtarlay Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Kajran Transferred from Orūzgān Province in 2004
Khedir Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Kiti Transferred from Orūzgān and created within Kajran District in 2004
Miramor Transferred from Orūzgān and created within Shahristan District in 2004
Nili Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Sangi Takht Created in 2004 from Day Kundi District
Shahristan Transferred from Orūzgān Province in 2004

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Statoids".
  2. "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-01-05.
  3. Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers