Lashkargah District

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Lashkargah

لشکرگاه
District
Lashkargah is located in Afghanistan
Lashkargah
Lashkargah
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 31°28′N 64°32′E / 31.46°N 64.54°E / 31.46; 64.54
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceHelmand Province
Population
(2012)[2]
 • Total100,200

Lashkargah is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the provincial capital of Lashkargah. Its population is 45% Pashtun and 20% Baluch, with c. 30% Tajiks, 5% are Hindus and Hazara;[3] the population was estimated at 100,200[2] in 2012. Hilmand is mainly a desert and dry province.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Settled Population of Helmand Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  3. ^ "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 1 August 2006.[permanent dead link]

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