Andar District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

اندړ ولسوالۍ
Andar District in red
Andar is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°19′05″N 68°27′00″E / 33.318121°N 68.450131°E / 33.318121; 68.450131
Country  Afghanistan
Province Ghazni Province
 • Total 88,300

Andar (Pashto: اندړ ولسوالۍ‎) is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan.[2] The population has been estimated at 88,300, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray. The district also contains the town of Sardeh Band on its edge near the border with Paktika Province.

The main source of income in the district is agriculture, which has been seriously affected by drought. Most roads are bad and unpaved. The main highway between Ghazni city and Paktika province is paved, though damaged from attacks. There is 1 clinic, 1 hospital, 17 primary schools and 1 high school.[2]

The district contains a large water reservoir, created by the Sardeh Band Dam located near the border of Andar and Paktika.

See also


  1. ^ "Afghanistan Election Data". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 16 October 2015. [permanent dead link]

External links

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Andar District"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA