Hesa Awal Kohistan District

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Hesa Awal Kohistan District
District
Hesa Awal Kohistan District (in Orange)
Hesa Awal Kohistan District (in Orange)
CountryAfghanistan
RegionKapisa Province
CapitalKohistan
Population
 (2006)
 • Total60,300

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.

History[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Kohistan" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 886.

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