Hesa Awal Kohistan District

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Hesa Awal Kohistan District
Country Afghanistan
Region Kapisa Province
Capital Keshektan
Population 60,300 (2006)
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Hesa Awal Kohistan District (in Orange)

Hesa Awal Kohistan District is a new district, created from the bigger Kohistan District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. The district center is Kohistan. The population is 60,300 (2006), mostly Tajik.


The Kohistani Tajiks were the most powerful and best organized groups that fought against the British occupation of Kabul in 1879 to 1880.[1]


  1. ^ "Kohistan". Encyclopædia Britannica. Volume V15 (11th ed.). 1911. pp. Page 886. 

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