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Ghazni Province

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Map showing Ghazni province in Afghanistan

Ghazni province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the east of the country. Its capital is Ghazni.

Ghazni is made up of 16 districts (District Centers are given in parentheses).

Nawur (Du Abi) 100% Hazara
Ajiristsan (Sangar) 97% Pashtun 3% Hazara
Malistan (Malistan) 100% Hazara
Jaghuri (Sange Masha) 100% Hazara
Gelan (Gilan) 100% Pashtun
Nawa (Nawa) 100 Pashtun
Muqur (Moqor) 99% Pashtun 1% Hazara and Tajik
Qarabagh (Qarabagh) 55% Pashtun 45% Hazara
Ab Band (Haji Khel) 100% Pashtun
Giro (Pana) 100% Pashtun
Jaghatu 73% Hazara 27% Pashtun
Bahrami Shahid (Jaghatuy Ghazni)
Ghazni 50% Tajik, 25% Pashtun, 20% Hazara, and 5% Hindus
Zana Khan (Dado) 100% Pashtun
Dih Yak (Ramak) 89% Hazara 11 Pashtun
Andar (Miray) 100% Pashtun

(statistics taken from http://www.aims.org.af )

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Map showing districts in Ghazni

Malistan, Jaghuri, Nawur, parts of Qarabagh, Dih Yak and Jaghatu are part of the Hazara area known as the Hazarajat.

The ethnic make-up of the province is mostly Pashtun with Hazaras and Tajiks also present.

Some Hindus live in Ghazni province. During the Taliban regime they fled the country, but with the current administration they have returned to Ghazni city.

On 16 November 2003, Bettina_Goislard, a UNHCR worker, was killed in Ghazni city while travelling in a clearly marked UNHCR vehicle. UNHCR pulled out of Ghazni province due to the worsening security situation and have not yet returned.


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