Rashidan District

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Polish forces in Rashidan district during "Operation Passage", 2009

Rashidan District is a new district in Afghanistan; it was created from the larger Jaghatu district.


The capital appears to be Rashidan, a new township near Hussain Khel and Qulgina.


29,000 people are living in the villages of the district. 96% of them are Pashtun and 4% Hazara.

Water shortage[edit]

The continuing drought is the main problem of the district. The lack of water make people leave their villages and go to other districts or abroad.

Trade and commerce[edit]

Many are actively employed in the lucrative trade and commerce of goods across the border in neighboring Pakistan.