Bamyan District

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Bamyan is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°49′00″N 67°49′00″E / 34.8167°N 67.8167°E / 34.8167; 67.8167Coordinates: 34°49′00″N 67°49′00″E / 34.8167°N 67.8167°E / 34.8167; 67.8167
Country  Afghanistan
Province Bamyan
Population (2003)
 • Total 70,028
Time zone GMT+04:30 Kabul

Bamyan (Persian: بامیان‎) is a district of Bamyan Province in Afghanistan. In 2003, the population was put at 70,028, of which the majority group is Hazara while the Tajik is a minority group.[1] New Zealand peace keepers operate in the district as well as most of Bamyan Province.

Villages in Bamyan District include `Ambar Samuch.

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  1. ^ Bamyan Centre District Development Assembly with the facilitation of NABDP/MRRD and support of the District and Provincial Governors (November 2007). "Bamyan Centre" (PDF). Central Statistics Office Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Retrieved 2012-07-18. 

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