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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Helmand

Area: 61829 Km2

Related Zone: South

Center: Lashkargah

Geography Helmand is located in the south of the country with a border in south with Baluchistan Province of Pakistan. Nimroz and Farah Provinces are located on the west, Ghor and Daykundi Provinces are in the north. Urozgan and Kandahar Province are on its east.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

8 Members in Parliament, 6 Male and 2 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Helmand Province is 1500000.

Six tribes (Tajik, Pashtun, Uzbek, Turkmen, Hazara and Gujar) are consisting the Population.

Pashto and Dari are the spoken languages in Helmand.

Number of Districts Helmand Province has 14 districts, listed below:

Nad Ali, Nawa, Marja, Nahar Siraj, Sangeen, Musa Kala, Washir, Khan Nashin, Nawzad, Kajaki, Desho, Baghran, Nawmish and Garamser.

Context Health, Education and agriculture systems have been operating in Helmand.

There are 389 Government and 6 Private High schools open for the students where 61348 girls and 162413 boys are studying.

There are 3 Institutes with 1 Government and 3 Private Higher education universities. There are 2352 Male and 523 Female teachers working in school and university levels.

In Health sector, there are 8 health center with 8 mobile health services providers and 18 private health clinics with 6 Government hospitals.

The main Mines found in Helmand province are listed below:

Uranium

Magnetite

Apatite

Carbonate

Sorbet

Other Mines ….