Hesa Awal Kohistan District

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Hesa Awal Kohistan District
District
Country Afghanistan
Region Kapisa Province
Capital Keshektan
Population 60,300 (2006)
Hesa Awal Kohistan District (in Orange)

Hesa Awal Kohistan District is a new district, created from the bigger Kohistan District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. The district center is Kohistan. The population is 60,300 (2006), mostly Tajik.

History[edit]

The Kohistani Tajiks were the most powerful and best organized groups that fought against the British occupation of Kabul in 1879 to 1880.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kohistan". Encyclopædia Britannica. Volume V15 (11th Edition ed.). 1911. pp. Page 886. 

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