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Andar District

Andar
اندړ ولسوالۍ
District
Andar District in red
Andar is located in Afghanistan
Andar
Andar
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°19′05″N 68°27′00″E / 33.318121°N 68.450131°E / 33.318121; 68.450131
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhazni Province
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total88,300

Andar (Pashto: اندړ ولسوالۍ‎) is one of the eastern districts of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan.[2] The population has been estimated at 88,300, all Pashtun. The district center is Miray. The district also contains the town of Sardeh Band on its edge near the border with Paktika Province.

The main source of income in the district is agriculture, which has been seriously affected by drought. Most roads are bad and unpaved. The main highway between Ghazni city and Paktika province is paved, though damaged from attacks. There is 1 clinic, 1 hospital, 17 primary schools and 1 high school.[2]

The district contains a large water reservoir, created by the Sardeh Band Dam located near the border of Andar and Paktika.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Afghanistan Election Data". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 16 October 2015.[permanent dead link]

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