Zaranj District

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Zaranj District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan, containing the provincial capital city of Zaranj.

Rourte 606 connects Zaranj to Delaram which helps the Trade, and the toll-customs revenues have grown.

Demographics[edit]

In 2004, Zaranj had a population of 49,851 people in 242 villages. The population was given as Baloch 44%, Pashtun 34% and Tajik 22%.[1]

Agriculture[edit]

Per a 2007 report from the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, the district grows maize, wheat, melon, watermelon, millet and lentil.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, National Area Based Development Programme. Summary of District Development Plan - Zaranj District, Nimroz Province. April 2007
  2. ^ Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, National Area Based Development Programme. Summary of District Development Plan - Zaranj District, Nimroz Province. April 2007