Dawlat Yar District

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Dawlat Yar
دولت یار
District
Dawlat Yar is located in Afghanistan
Dawlat Yar
Dawlat Yar
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 34°35′N 65°45′E / 34.58°N 65.75°E / 34.58; 65.75
Country  Afghanistan
Province Ghor Province
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 31,800

Dawlat Yar is a district in Ghor Province, Afghanistan.[2] It was created in 2005 from the southeastern part of Chaghcharan District. The administrative center of the district is Delak, but the largest town is Dawlat Yar (34°33′07″N 65°47′11″E / 34.5519°N 65.7864°E / 34.5519; 65.7864) at 2503 m altitude.

The population of the district was estimated at 31,800 in 2012,[2] and the electorate 23,767 in 2009.[3] The district is mountainous, with extremely severe weather conditions during the winter causing roads to be blocked with snow for weeks. The majority of this district are Hazaras.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 17 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Settled Population of Ghor Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 17 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "2009 Election". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 17 November 2015.