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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Kandahar

Area: 54844.5 Km2

Related Zone: Center

Center: Kandahar City

Geography From north, Kandahar shares border with Urozgan, in south with Baluchistan, in east with Zabul and in west with Helmand Province.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

11 Members in Parliament, 8 Male and 3 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Kandahar Province is 2590163.

Pashtuns and Blushes are consisting the Population of Kandahar.

Pashto and Baluchi are the spoken languages in Kandahar.

Number of Districts Kandahar Province has 17 districts, listed below:

Speen Boldak, Panjwaye, Maiwand, Zheray, Khakriz, Ghorak, Nish, Shah Wali Kot, Miya Nashin, Arghistan, Maroof, Khorabak, Raig, Takhta Pul, Daman, Arghandab and Dand.

Context Health and Education systems have been operating in Kandahar.

There are 321 Government and 33 Private schools open for the students where 272596 boys and 193380 girls are studying.

There are 12 Government Institutes with 2 Government and 4 Private Higher education universities.

There are 13353 teacher working on different level in Kandahar.

In Health sector, there are 83 health centers and 14 Private Health clinic with 3 Government hospitals.

The main Mines found in Kandahar province are listed below:


Tolak stones

Marble stones