Shahristan District

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Shahristan
شهرستان
District
Shahristan is located in Afghanistan
Shahristan
Shahristan
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 33°42′36″N 66°28′12″E / 33.71000°N 66.47000°E / 33.71000; 66.47000
Country  Afghanistan
Province Daykundi Province

Shahristan ((Dari Persian: شهرستان) is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan.[2] Daykundi var established as a province in the distant north area in Uruzgan province in 2004,

Sharistan is located north of Taliban-controlled Uruzgan province, and shares a very long border with Gizab district, the previous Daykundi-district that was re-annexed to Uruzgan in 2006. It also in north borders with Bamyan province. Basically Shahristan is an area containing districts, as; Meramor and Shahristan. After establishment of Daikundi Province Aulqan district was called by the name of Shahristan district this district does not cover all areas belonging to Shahristan. For example, Meramor district is part of Shahristan area but a separate district containing large areas such as; Aulia Meramor (Up Meramor), Sufla Meramor (Down Meramor), Gero, Bargar and Robad. Up Meramor includes Ghuchak, Deraw, Wojgenak, Tagab, Sadkhak, ESpok and Purgy Balla Villages.Down Meramor begins from Sarawod Village which is the interface between Up and Down Meramors, including Bagh, Beni, Arwas, Iskan, Chulung, Imed, Fulad, Sangan Villages.

References

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Daykundi Province ‐ Socio‐demographic and Economic Survey Highlights" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
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