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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Kunar

Area: 4339 Km2

Related Zone: East

Center: Asad Abad

Geography Kunar is located in the border with Nuristan province in north, south with Nangarhar province, and west with Laghman province. Tribal areas in Durand Line are located in its east.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

4 Members in Parliament, 3 Male and 1 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Kunar Province is 707555.

Pashtun and Pashaye are consisting the Population of Kunar Province.

Pashto is the spoken language in Kunar.

Number of Districts Kunar Province has 15 districts, listed below:

Assad Abad, Noor Gull, Khas Kunar, Sawkay, Narang, Sarkano, Manawara, Shigal, Asmar, Dangam, Ghazi Abad, Narri, Watapoor, Manogay and Chapa Dara.

Context Health and Education systems have been operating in Kunar Province.

There are 520 Government and Private schools open for the students where 120487 boys and 74216 girls are studying.

There are 10 institute with 1 Government and 1 Private sector universities.

In Health sector, there are 54 Health centers with 14 Government hospitals.

The main Mines found in Kunar province are listed below:

Zodiac

Zabarjad

Aquamarine

Marble

Chromate

Nephrite

Tolak

Kunzite

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