Maidan Wardak Province

province of Afghanistan
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Maidan Wardak Province (also spelled Maidan Wardag, or Maidan Vardak, Pashto: میدان وردګPersian: 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
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Maidan Shahr
 - coordinates 34°24′N 68°24′E / 34.4°N 68.4°E / 34.4; 68.4
Area 9,934 km² (3,836 sq mi)
Population 540,100 [1]
Density 46.2 /km² (120 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Pashto
Dari Persian
Map of Afghanistan with Maidan Wardak highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Maidan Wardak highlighted

DistrictsEdit

 
Districts of Wardak.
Districts of Wardak Province
District Capital Population[2] Area[3] Ethnical data(%)[4] 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan. "Settled Population of country by Provinces and sex for 2006-2009 years". Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  2. http://www.mrrd.gov.af/nabdp/Provincial%20Profiles/Wardak%20PDP%20Provincial%20profile.pdf Wardak Provincial Profile - MRRD
  3. "FAO in Afghanistan - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations". www.fao.org. no-break space character in |title= at position 19 (help)
  4. Ethnic demographic statistics taken from http://www.aims.org.af