Darai Nur District

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Darai Nur District

دره نور
Darai Nur District, Nangarhar Province.
Darai Nur District, Nangarhar Province.
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceNangarhar Province
CapitalDarai Nur
 • Total120,000
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Darai 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 Darai Nur. There are nine major villages and many smaller ones in the district. Some of the well-known villages in Darai Nur are Amla, Barkot, Khewa, Qalai Shahi, Sutan Lam, Nur Gal, and Kashmund.


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