Sherzad District

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Sherzad District
District
An Afghan Army captain addresses Sherzad village.
An Afghan Army captain addresses Sherzad village.
Sherzad District is located in the west of Nangarhar Province.
Sherzad District is located in the west of Nangarhar Province.
Country  Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
District center Sherzad
Population (2002[1])
 • Total 66,392
Time zone D† (Afghanistan Standard Time) (UTC+4:30)

Sherzad is a district in the west of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. It has a short (approximately 5 km) stretch of border with Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 66,392 in 2002, of whom 26,500 were children under 12. The district center is the village of Sherzad.

A large portion of the population belongs to the Shirzad sub-tribe of the Khogyani Karlan Pashtun tribe.

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