Zurmat District

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Afghans in Zurmat district
Afghans in Zurmat district
Country Afghanistan
Province Paktia
People Pashtun
 • Total 86,609
Demonym(s) Zurmatai

Coordinates: 33°33′N 68°25′E / 33.550°N 68.417°E / 33.550; 68.417

Zurmat[pronunciation?] (Pashto: زرمت ولسوالۍ‎ / Persian: ولسوالی زرمت‎) is the most populous city and district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.[1] The main town is Zurmat, which is one of the main cities of the region of Loya Paktia.


Zurmat is a district of Paktia Province, Afghanistan. Tamir is the main bazar of the district. Many people of Zurmat work in Arab countries like Dubai , Saudi Arabia , Qatar and Kuwait. The population of the district is 120,000 (CSO 2004).[1] According to the same sources, Pashtuns make up 99% of the total population followed by 1% Tajiks.

Zurmat has border with Logar, Ghazni , Paktika and Khost provinces.


  1. ^ a b Zurmat District Development Plan - MRRD Archived May 24, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
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