Maidan Wardak Province

province of Afghanistan
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Maidan Wardak Province (also spelled Maidan Wardag, or Maidan Vardak, Pashto: میدان وردګ Persian: میدان وردک, [Maidan warˈdak]) is one of thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the central east part of Afghanistan. About 540,100 people live in the province. The capital is Maidan Shar.

Maidan Wardak
میدان وردک
A settlement in Wardak along the road between Kabul and Bamiyan
A settlement in Wardak along the road between Kabul and Bamiyan
Map of Afghanistan with Wardak highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Wardak highlighted
Coordinates (Capital): 34°24′N 68°24′E / 34.4°N 68.4°E / 34.4; 68.4
Country Afghanistan
CapitalMaidan Shar
Government
 • GovernorMuhammad Amin Jan[1]
 • Deputy GovernorSher Ahmad Ammar[1]
 • Police ChiefSheikh Mohammad Sharif Halimi[2]
Area
 • Total10,348 km2 (3,995 sq mi)
 • Land10,348 km2 (3,995 sq mi)
 • Water0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[3]
 • Total671,817
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Time)
ISO 3166 codeAF-WAR
Main languagesPashto
Hazaragi and Dari

Districts

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Districts of Wardak.
Districts of Wardak Province
District Capital Population[4] Area[5] Ethnical data(%)[6] Notes
Chak 83,376 1,273 100% Pashtuns
Day Mirdad 28,865 56% Hazaras, 44% Pashtuns
Hisa-I-Awali Bihsud 25,079 90% Hazaras, 10% Pashtuns
Jaghatu 46,667 88% Pashtuns, 22% Hazaras Shifted from Ghazni Province in 2005
Jalrez 44,873 48% Pashtuns, 47% Hazaras, 5% Tajiks
Markazi Bihsud 94,328 85% Hazaras, 15% Pashtuns
Maidan Shar 35,008 85% Pashtuns, 14% Tajiks, 1% Hazaras
Narkh 56,354 80% Pashtuns, 15% Tajiks, 5% Hazaras
Saydabad 114,793 1,163 100% Pashtuns

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "د نږدې شلو ولایاتو لپاره نوي والیان او امنیې قوماندانان وټاکل شول". 7 November 2021. Archived from the original on 25 November 2021. Retrieved 1 November 2022.
  2. https://moi.gov.af/ps/%D8%AF-%D9%85%DB%8C%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%86-%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%AF%DA%AB%D9%88-%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%AA-%D9%84%D9%BE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%87-%D9%86%D9%88%DB%8C-%D9%BC%D8%A7%DA%A9%D9%84-%D8%B4%D9%88%DB%8C-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A-%D8%AF-%DA%A9%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%86%DB%8C%D9%88-%DA%86%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%88-%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AA-%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%8A-%D9%85%D8%B1%D8%B3%D8%AA%DB%8C%D8%A7%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%88-%DA%A9%D9%81%DB%8C%D9%84-%D9%84%D9%87-%D9%84%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A-%D8%AF
  3. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2021-22" (PDF). National Statistic and Information Authority (NSIA). April 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 29, 2021. Retrieved June 21, 2021. {{cite web}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch; June 24, 2021 suggested (help)
  4. http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/Provincial%20Profiles/Wardak%20PDP%20Provincial%20profile.pdf Archived 2009-07-03 at the Wayback Machine Wardak Provincial Profile - MRRD
  5. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org.
  6. Ethnic demographic statistics taken from http://www.aims.org.af Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine