Lal Pur District
Lal Pur is a district in the east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 34,516 in 2002, of whom 13,800 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Lal Pur.
Lal Pur is home to many Afghan statesmen of the past century. Momand Khan who proclaimed the throne of Afghanistan as King was from Lalpur.
Many Famous Afghan politicians, Generals claim Lal Pur as their ancestral home.
- UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-07-02, accessed 2006-07-20 (PDF).
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