Dara-I-Nur District

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Dara-I-Nur District
دره نور
Dara-I-Nur District, Nangarhar Province.
Dara-I-Nur District, Nangarhar Province.
Country  Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
Capital Dara-I-Nur
Population (2002[1])
 • Total 120,000
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Dara-i-Nur (Pashto/Persian/Pashayi: دره نور) is a district in the north of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 120,000 in 2002, of whom 28,000 were children under 12. The dominant language in the district is Pashayi and Pashto.

The district centre is the village of Dara-I-Nur. There are nine major villages and many smaller ones in the district. Some of the well-known villages in Dara e Noor are Amla, Barkot, Khewa, Qala e Shahi, Sutan Lam, Noor Gal, and Kashmund.


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