Burka District

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Burka
برکه (برکه
District
Burka is located in Afghanistan
Burka
Burka
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°14′24″N 69°09′36″E / 36.24000°N 69.16000°E / 36.24000; 69.16000
Country  Afghanistan
Province Baghlan Province

Burka district is in the northeastern part of Baghlan province. Its population is approximately 49,000. The capital is the city of Burka (alternate names: Borkeh, Barkah). It is located in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. The district is prone to earthquakes.

Demographics[edit]

The district dominated by Uzbeks at 60%, followed by Tajiks with 20%. Hazaras and Pashtuns share half-half their part in the district.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 1 July 2015.