Chaparhar District

Chaparhar District
چپرهار
District
Chaparhar District, Nangarhar Province
Chaparhar District, Nangarhar Province
Chaparhar District is located in Afghanistan
Chaparhar District
Chaparhar District
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°19′20″N 70°23′07″E / 34.322150°N 70.385284°E / 34.322150; 70.385284Coordinates: 34°19′20″N 70°23′07″E / 34.322150°N 70.385284°E / 34.322150; 70.385284
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceNangarhar Province
District centreChaparhar
Population
 (2002[1])
 • Total54,858
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Chaparhar is a district in the centre of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 54,858 in 2002, of whom 21,800 were children under 12. The district is within the heartland of the Shinwari tribe of Pashtuns, but there are many other tribes there as well, the most prominent of which are Daulatzai and Taraki.[2] The district centre is the village of Chaparhar.[3]

References

  1. ^ "MRRD Provincial profile for Nangarhar Province" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2016-01-21.
  2. ^ Nangarhar Province Tribal Map (Page 9). Naval Postgraduate School.
  3. ^ UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-05-16, accessed 2006-07-07 (PDF)]

External links

  • Map of Chaparhar district (PDF)


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