Jaghatu District, Ghazni

Jaghatu
جغتو
Jaghatu is located in Afghanistan
Jaghatu
Jaghatu
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°34′38″N 68°11′08″E / 33.57722°N 68.18556°E / 33.57722; 68.18556Coordinates: 33°34′38″N 68°11′08″E / 33.57722°N 68.18556°E / 33.57722; 68.18556
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhazni Province
Population
[1]
 • Estimate 
(2002)
132,265

Jaghatu (Dari: جغتو), is one of the largest and most populated district of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan, west of the city of Ghazni. The ethnic composition of the district includes 73% Hazara and 27% Pashtun.[1]

Etymology

The name Jaghatu is derived from the Turkic word of Jagatai.[2]

History

On 18 May 2020, the Taliban killed two police officers and three civilians on a road in Qyāq Valley of the district and set their bodies on fire.[3][4]

Agriculture

  • The main crops of wheat, potatoes, clovers and alfalfa.[1]
  • Sheep, goats, cows, donkeys and poultry.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  2. ^ نژادنامه افغان، اثر: فیض‌محمد کاتب
  3. ^ "Taliban militants set the bodies of 5 people on fire after shooting them dead". 18 May 2020 – via www.khaama.com/.
  4. ^ "Taliban suicide bomber kills 9 troops in eastern Afghanistan". 18 May 2020. Archived from the original on 23 May 2020 – via www.washingtonpost.com/.

External links


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