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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Nangarhar

Area: 7916 KM2

Related Zone: East

Center: Jalalabad

Geography In north it borders with eastern Kunar and Laghman and in west with capital Kabul and Logar provinces, and the Spinghar mountains is located in its south, the mountains separate Nangarhar from southern Paktia and Pashtonkhwah province of Pakistan. East and southeastern parts of Nangarhar are linked with the Durand Line.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

14 Members in Parliament

Population/People/Languages The total population of Nangahar Province is 1517388.

Six tribes each Pashtun, Tajik, Arab, Pashaye and Sikhs are consisting the Population.

Pashto and Dari are the languages spoken.

Number of Districts Nangarhar has 21 districts, listed below:

Ghani Khil, Sherzad, Rodat, Kama, Surkhrod, Khogyani, Hisarak, Pachiragam, Dehbala, Acheen, Nazyan, Mohmand dara, Batikot, Kot, Goshta, Behsood, Kuz Kunar, Dara e Noor, Lalpora, Dur Baba, Chaparhar,

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

There are 902 Government and 74 Private schools where 296428 girls and 513071 boys are studying.

There are one Government and 4 private universities in Nangarhar.

Health sector also provides services in Nangarhar. There are 119 health center with 27 hospitals.

The Mines found in Nangarhar province are listed below: