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Charkh District

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Charkh District

Charkh District is situated in the southern part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. Kharwar District was created from the former big Charkh District.The population is 39,400 (2006). The district center is the village of Charkh, located on at 2108 m altitude in a river valley. The district is mountainous and the winters here are severe and some villages are isolated for long periods.

Security and Politics

On 24 November an IED exploded in the district, however no one was injured.[1]


  1. ^ Ziezulewicz, Geoff. "‘Don’t tell me there isn’t a God’" Logar Province, Afghanistan. 29 November 2009.

External links

  • The AIMS District Map of the district before its division
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