Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office

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The Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office (AGCHO) is the Afghan government's national cartographic agency, and was founded in 1958.[1] Its focus of work is the production, publication and distribution of physical, topographical, political, thematic, cadastral, and natural resources maps,[2] helping Afghanistan's infrastructural development, economical projects and security organisation.[3] Reporting directly to the President, AGCHO has approximately 700 staff and regional offices in 16 provinces.[2]

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  1. ^ "Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office (AGCHO)," AREU A-Z Guide, 2010 Edition. Via Transnational Crisis Project. (accessed 23 December 2012)
  2. ^ a b "Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office (AGCHO)". 2010 AREU A-Z Guide. Transnational Crisis Project. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Message of the Director". Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office. Retrieved 30 May 2014.