Dangam District

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Dangam District is situated in the eastern end of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Marawara district to the west, Asadabad district to the northwest, Bar Kunar district to the north, Nari district to the northeast and Pakistan to the east and south. The district is mountainous and poor. The population is 15,000 (2006), and is 98% Pashtun and 2% Tajik. There are 50 sub-villages and the district center is Dangam (34°59′33″N 71°25′08″E / 34.9925°N 71.4189°E / 34.9925; 71.4189) at 1356 m altitude, located in the central part of the district.

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