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Nazyan District

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Nazyan District

Nangarhar districts.

Nazyan (Pashto: نازيان) (Persian: ولسوالی نازیان‎‎) is a district in the south-east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 22,858 in 2002, of whom 9000 were children under 12. The district centre is the village of Nazyan.


  • UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-05-23, accessed 2006-07-20 (PDF).

The tribe which lives here is " Shinwari" & " Kochi "

External links

  • Map of Nazyan district (PDF)
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