Paghman District

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Paghman District
District
Location in Kabul Province
Location in Kabul Province
Country  Afghanistan
Province Kabul Province
Capital Paghman
Time zone AST (UTC+04:30)

Paghman District is situated in the western part of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It has a population of over 120,000 people (2002 official UNHCR est.) of which 30% are Pashtuns and 70% Tajiks.[1]

Paghman district borders Wardak and Parwan provinces to the west, Shakardara District to the north, Kabul to the east and Char Asiab District to the south-east. Its headquarters is the town of Paghman, which is situated in the northeastern part of the district.

Due to the wars in the region, 50% of the buildings in the district were destroyed and many people fled. Agriculture, labour work, animal husbandry and employment in Kabul City are the major sources of income. There are several villages, including Adam Khel Kala, Hatam Kala, Seeno Kala, Mullah Khel Kala, Muhabbat Khan Kala, Lachi Khel Kala, Pajakk Tappa, etc.

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