Shekh Ali District

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Shekh Ali
شیخ‌علی
District
Country  Afghanistan
Province Parwan
Population
 • Ethnicities Hazara people
 • Religions Islam

Sheikh Ali is a district in Parwan Province in Afghanistan which is inhabited with ethnic Hazaras. The Sheikh Ali Hazara tribe in Sheikh Ali district are: Daikalan, Naiman, Qarlugh, Karmali and Babur.

Sheikh Ali also has a small minority of Ismaili hazara at the Bamiyan border of Shibar Pass.

The main village's of shekh ali are:[1]

  • Jarf, Kajak, Jaukool, Bed: Daikakalan People - Jarf is the hometown of a well known disability rights advocate and anti-disarmament campaigner Firoz Alizada, who leads campaign branch of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines in Geneva
  • Nerkh Naiman people
  • Nawi: the hometown of Said Hussain Anwari - the ex-minister of agriculture and ex-governor of Herat province. Nawi is the village Siad shii'it's.
  • Qaraluq.
  • Karmali

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