Waygal District

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Waygal
Waygul
District
Waygal is located in Afghanistan
Waygal
Waygal
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°14′00″N 71°02′00″E / 35.23333°N 71.03333°E / 35.23333; 71.03333
Country  Afghanistan
Province Nuristan Province
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 19,100

Waygal District[2] (Pashto: وایگل ولسوالۍ‎, Persian: ولسوالی وایگل‎‎) is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It's mainly made of 8 villages in the valley as following by area and population, Waygal, Zanchgal, Nishigram, Hameshdesh, Akund, Muldesh, Jamach, and Want. People speak Waigali language which is a branch of Dardic language. Pashto and Dari are also widely understood and used as official languages.[3]

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  1. ^ "Nuristan Provincial Profile" (PDF). Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Wāygal (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ "Afghanistan Administrative Divisions" map, March 2007, Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS)