Maidan Shar District
Maydan Shahr is a district in the east of Wardak Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 121,531 in 2002, consisting of about 85% Pashtuns and 14% Tajiks, with a few Hazara families. The district centre is Maydan Shahr.
- UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-07-06, accessed 2006-08-14 (PDF).
- Map of Maydan Shahr (PDF)
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It was caught in crossfire when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan.