Sangin District

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Sangin
سنگین
District
The now closed Georgian ISAF Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, which sits on a plateau overlooking the city of Sangin.
The now closed Georgian ISAF Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, which sits on a plateau overlooking the city of Sangin.
Sangin is located in Afghanistan
Sangin
Sangin
Coordinates: 32°04′24″N 64°50′16″E / 32.0733°N 64.8378°E / 32.0733; 64.8378
Country  Afghanistan
Province Helmand Province
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 58,100

Sangin[2] is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population was reported at 58,100[1] in 2012, all of which belong to Pashtun ethnic group. The district centre is the town of Sangin. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Helmand Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 4 August 2006. 
  3. ^ (pdf) The Helmand Valley Project in Afghanistan: A.I.D. Evaluation Special Study No. 18 C Clapp-Wicek & E Baldwin, U.S. Agency for International Development, published December 1983