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Provincial Profile

Province in Brief Name of the Province: Baghlan

Area: 18225 Km2

Related Zone: North East

Center: Pul e Khumree

Geography The strategic importance of Baghlan is because of its connection with six Northern provinces of the country.
Panjsher, Takhar and Kundoz provinces are located to the northeast of Baghlan, Samangan and Bamyan to its west while Parwan is located to its south.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

8 Members in Parliament, 6 Male, 2 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Baghlan Province is 926969.

7 tribes (Tajik, Pashtun, Hazara, Uzbek, Gujar, Pashaye and Arab) are consisting the Population.

Dari, Uzbeki, Pashtu, Gujari and Turkmen are the spoken languages in Baghlan.

Number of Districts Baghlan has 14 districts, listed below:

Baghlan e Markazi, Nahrain, Balka, Jilga, Doshe, Khinjan, Dahan e Ghori, Tala wa Barfak, Deh Salah, Pul e Hisar, Khost, Fering, Banu Andarab and Guzargah Noor.

Context Health and Education systems have been operating in Baghlan.

There are 550 Government 20 Private Schools are operating in Baghlan with 341541 Male and Female Students.

4 Government and 1 Private Institutes are open for the residents of Baghlan. As well as, there is One Government Higher education university and 3 Private sector higher education universities operating there.

In total, there are 11613 teachers in Baghlan province.

In heath sector, there are 6 Government and Private Health centers with 4 Hospitals and 66 Community health centers.

22 Types of Mines and Jewelries are found in Baghlan Province.