Lashkar Gah is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. Its population is 45% Pashtun and 20% Baluch, with ca. 30% Tajiks, 5% are Hindus and Hazara; the population was estimated at 85,800 in 2005. Hilmand is mainly a desert and dry province.
- UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-11-26, accessed 2006-08-01 (PDF).
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