Lashkargah District

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Lashkar Gah
لشکرگاه
District
Lashkar Gah is located in Afghanistan
Lashkar Gah
Lashkar Gah
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 31°28′N 64°32′E / 31.46°N 64.54°E / 31.46; 64.54
Country  Afghanistan
Province Helmand Province
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 100,200

Lashkar Gah is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah. Its population is 45% Pashtun and 20% Baluch, with ca. 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.

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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.