Charbolak District

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Charbolak (or Chahar Bolak or Char Bolak) district (pop: 65,000) is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Charbolak, 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif. The majority of the population is Pashtun.[1]

The previous name of this district was Adina Masjid (آدینه‌ مسجد), which was changed to Char Bolak during the Pashtunisation policy of Mohammad Gul Khan Momand.[2]


  1. ^ Chahar Bolak District (Char Bolak), Balkh Province. Afghan Biographies.
  2. ^ Ghulam Hazrat Kushan, Afghanistan dar masir-i sada-yi bistum, Afghan American Association, 1999. pp 184-7.

Coordinates: 36°46′23″N 66°52′25″E / 36.77306°N 66.87361°E / 36.77306; 66.87361