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محمود راقى
Mahmud-i-Raqi is located in Afghanistan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°1′14″N 69°19′50″E / 35.02056°N 69.33056°E / 35.02056; 69.33056Coordinates: 35°1′14″N 69°19′50″E / 35.02056°N 69.33056°E / 35.02056; 69.33056
Country  Afghanistan
Province Kapisa Province
District Mahmud Raqi District
Elevation 4,760 ft (1,450 m)
Population (2006)
 • City 7,407
 • Urban 50,490 [1]
Time zone UTC+4:30

The city of Mahmud-i-Raqi has a population of 50,490.[2] Tt has districts 4 and a total land area of 3,970 Hectar.[3] The total number of dwellings in Mahmud-i-Raqi is 5,610.[4]

Land Use[edit]

The town of Mahmud Raqi (also: Mahmud-i-Raqi, Mahmood-e Raqi) is the capital of Kapisa Province and center of Mahmud Raqi District in Afghanistan.

Mahmood Raqi, located in northeast of Kabul, is classified as an Urban Village.[5] It is approximately 70 km from Kabul and 20 km to Charikar. Agriculture is the dominant land use at 72%.[6] Dwellings are disbursed throughout the municipality with low density and consisting entirely of irregular houses.[7]

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