Khas Kunar District

Kunar River in the Bar Kashkot village, Kuz Kunar District, Nangarhar

Khas Kunar or Sarkani(sarkano) District (Pashto: خاص کونړ ولسوالۍ, Persian: ولسوالی خاص کنر) is the largest district in the Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It is situated in the southern part of the province and borders Nangarhar Province to the south and Pakistan to the east. The Kunar River passes north through the district and irrigates the surrounding land. The population was estimated to be 31,000 in 2006. The district center, Khas Kunar village is located at 34°38′45″N 70°54′03″E / 34.6458°N 70.9008°E / 34.6458; 70.9008 at 749 m altitude. Most of the houses were destroyed during the wars and droughts also have seriously affected the lands all around the Kunar River. The most influential person from this district was Kabir Stori, who was a Pashtun nationalist.

Villages of Khas Kunar

  1. تنر Tannar
  2. ارازۍ Araz
  3. بره ارازۍ Bara Arazi
  4. حکیم اباد hakim abad (koligram کولیګرام)
  5. خیبر خوړ Khyber khowar
  6. Chara gai
  7. . کیمپCamp
  8. .میاګانو کلیMiagano Kelai
  9. زرګرانZargaran
  10. لوټانLottan
  11. شالۍShalai
  12. منګوالmangwal
  13. چنچChanch
  14. بیلام bilam
  15. کوټکی kotki( kotkai)
  16. چیماریchemyari
  17. زوړ کونړ Zor kunar
  18. خاص کونړ khas kunar
  19. کنډرو غاړه kadro kaly
  20. بانډه bandaei
  21. ملکانو بانډه malkano banda
  22. طلایی بانډې telay banda
  23. سری saray
  24. بر سری bar saray
  25. شیخانو بانډه shikhano banda
  26. صحابزاده ګانو کلی sahib zad gano kaly
  27. ډاک کلی dag kaly
  28. لوی کلی loy kaly
  29. اهینګرانو کلی ahingrano kaly
  30. باراباد barabad
  31. شامکار Shankar
  32. ولۍ wolaei

External links

  • UNHCR District Profile
  • District Map of Khas Kunar

Coordinates: 34°38′45″N 70°54′03″E / 34.6458°N 70.9008°E / 34.6458; 70.9008


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