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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Laghman

Area: 3977.9 KM2

Related Zone: East

Center: Mirhtarlam Baba

Geography Nangarhar is located to the south and southeast of Laghman, Kunar to its northeast, Noristan to its north, Panjshir to its northwest and Kabul and Kapisa provinces to its west.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

4 Members in Parliament

Population/People/Languages The total population of Laghman Province is 798885.

4 tribes (Tajik, Pashtun, Nuristani and Hazara) consist of the Population.

Pashto, Pashaye and Dari are the languages spoken.

Number of Districts Laghman has 5 districts, listed below:

Mihtarlam, Qaghaye, Alingar, Ali Shing, Dawlat Shah and Badpash

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

There are 266 High schools and 5 private schools, where 116199 Male and 77660 Female are studying.

Higher Education system also operates in Laghman province. There are 8 Government institutes with 1 Government university.

Health sector also provides services in Laghman. There are 57 medical health clinics with 2 Government hospitals.

In Laghman Province, Marble and other mines are available.