Zana Khan District

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Zana Khan

Zana Khan is located in Afghanistan
Zana Khan
Zana Khan
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 33°41′N 68°40′E / 33.68°N 68.67°E / 33.68; 68.67
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhazni Province
 • Total12,230

Zana Khan district is a mountainous district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan with more than 12,000 people living there (100% Pashtun).[2] The district center is Dado.

The district is within the heartland of the Andar tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns.[3] Continuing drought is the main problem as in the whole province. It seriously affects agriculture, the main source of income. Health and education services need serious improvement.


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Land condition in 2002 found 20% of arable land in use.[2]

  • Main crops: wheat, alfalfa, maize and barley.
  • Animal husbandry: sheep, goats and cows.



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  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  3. ^ Ghazni Province Tribal Map (Page 4). Naval Postgraduate School.