Sangin District

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The now closed Georgian ISAF Combat Outpost Shukvani in Helmand province, Afghanistan, which sits on a plateau overlooking the city of Sangin.

Sangin is a district in the east of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its population was reported at 50,900 in 2005, 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.[1]

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  1. ^ (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

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Coordinates: 32°04′24″N 64°50′16″E / 32.0733°N 64.8378°E / 32.0733; 64.8378