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Provincial Profile
Province in Brief Name of the Province: Paktia

Area: 5538 Km2

Related Zone: South east

Center: Gardez City

Geography Paktia is sharing borders with Khost, Paktika, Logar and Ghazni, it is also sharing Border with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan.
Governance Governor and two Deputies

Provincial Council

5 Members in Parliament, 4 Male and 1 Female

Population/People/Languages The total population of Paktia Province is 543000.

Pashtun and Tajik are consisting the Population of Paktia Province.

Pashto and Dari are the spoken language in Paktia.

Number of Districts Paktia Province has 13 districts, listed below:

Zurmat, Ahmad Aba, Sayed Karam, Meer zaka, Samkani, Ahmad Khil, Jaji Aryoub, Laja Mangal, Danda Patan, Jani Khil, showak, Garda Siray and Wazi Zadran.

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

There are 341 Government and 13 Private schools open for the students where 190776 Male and Female Students are studying.

There are 3 institute with 1 Government university.

In Health sector, there are 57 Government Health centers with 3 Government hospitals.

The Mines are not yet identified officially but symptoms are seen only.