Chora District

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Chora
چوره
District
Chorah in Urozgan Province of Afghanistan.jpg
Chora is located in Afghanistan
Chora
Chora
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°50′50″N 66°03′00″E / 32.84722°N 66.05000°E / 32.84722; 66.05000
Country  Afghanistan
Province Uruzgan Province
Area
 • Total 3,005 km2 (1,160 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 73,750

Chora District is a district of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.[1] The district center is the town of Chora, with a population of about 3,000. It is a rural town with no industry beyond livestock, agriculture, and small merchants.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the Tarinkot to Chora Road Oct. 4, 2011. The Dutch State Secretary, Ben Knapen, along with the Uruzgan provincial governor, Mohammed Sherzad, held the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction of the road that will better connect the Chora district to the provincial capital city by cutting travel time between the two by more than half.

District profile:[2]

  • Villages: 100
  • Schools: 21 primary, 2 high schools.
  • Health centers: 1.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Summary of the District Development Plan, 2006" (PDF). Trinkot District Development Assembly. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 

Coordinates: 32°50′50″N 66°03′00″E / 32.84722°N 66.05000°E / 32.84722; 66.05000