Pul-i-Alam

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Pul-i-Alam
Persian: پل علم
City
Pul-i-Alam in 2007
Pul-i-Alam in 2007
Pul-i-Alam is located in Afghanistan
Pul-i-Alam
Pul-i-Alam
Coordinates: 33°58′51″N 69°02′06″E / 33.98083°N 69.03500°E / 33.98083; 69.03500Coordinates: 33°58′51″N 69°02′06″E / 33.98083°N 69.03500°E / 33.98083; 69.03500
Country  Afghanistan
Province Logar
Elevation 1,922 m (6,306 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 22,914[1]
Time zone UTC+4:30

Pul-i-Alam (Persian/Pashto: پل علم) is the provincial capital of Logar Province, Afghanistan as well as of Pul-i-Alam District. The population of Pul-i-Alam is estimated to be around 108,000, which is composed of ethnic Pashtuns and Tajiks. The city of Pul-i-Alam has a population of 22,914 (in 2015).[2] it has 4 districts and a total land area of 3,752 Hectares.[3] The total number of dwellings in this city are 2,546.[4]

Pul-i-Alam has undergone massive reconstruction work after the fall of Taliban government.

A provincial reconstruction team PRT Logar of the Czech Republic is based in Pul-i-Alam.

Land Use[edit]

Pul-i-Alam is an Urban Village in eastern Afghanistan.[5] Agriculture is the dominant land use, accounting for 49% of total land. Only 19% of land is classified as built-up, but of this area, 48% is vacant plots.[6] In Districts 1-3, the majority of the dwellings are regular houses.[7]

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