Surobi District, Paktika

Coordinates: 32°45′06″N 069°02′50″E / 32.75167°N 69.04722°E / 32.75167; 69.04722
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Surobi, Sarobi or Sarubi District[1] (Pashto: سروبي ولسوالۍ, Persian: ولسوالی سروبی) is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan, with a population of 48,291 people.[2] It is situated northeast of Gomal, west of Barmal and south of Urgun and Sar Hawza. The Kharoti tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns have a strong presence here.[3]

A view of the snow covered hills around the village of Shabadeen, February 8, 2012.


  1. ^ Saṟōbī (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Paktika provincial profile. June 2004. National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).
  3. ^ Paktika Personalities: An Examination of the Tribes and the Significant People of a Traditional Pashtun Province - Timothy S. Timmons and Rashid Hassanpoor (2007)

32°45′06″N 069°02′50″E / 32.75167°N 69.04722°E / 32.75167; 69.04722