Charbolak District

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Charbolak
چار بولک
District
Charbolak is located in Afghanistan
Charbolak
Charbolak
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°46′23″N 66°52′25″E / 36.77306°N 66.87361°E / 36.77306; 66.87361
Country  Afghanistan
Province Balkh Province
Population (2009)
 • Total 66,300

Charbolak (or Chahar Bolak or Char Bolak) district (pop: 66,300)[1] 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.[2]

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.[3]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Chahar Bolak". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Chahar Bolak District (Char Bolak), Balkh Province. Afghan Biographies.
  3. ^ 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