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Ghōr (غور)
Province
Jam Qasr Zarafshan.jpg
Minaret of Jam, Shahrak District
Country Afghanistan
Capital Chaghcharan
 - coordinates
Area 36,479 km² (14,085 sq mi)
Population 635,302
Density 13.29 /km² (34 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main language Dari
Pashto
Map of Afghanistan with Ghowr highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Ghowr highlighted

Ghōr (Pashto: غور, (Persian: غور), also spelled Ghowr or Ghur, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in central Afghanistan, towards the northwest. The capital of Ghor is Chaghcharan.

About 635,302 people live in Ghor Province.

Districts

Districts of Ghor Province
District Capital Population Area Notes
Chaghcharan 132,442 Sub-divided in 2005
Charsada 30,079 Created in 2005 in Chaghcharan District
Dawlat Yar 33,364 Created in 2005 in Chaghcharan District
Du Layna 38,654 Created in 2005 in Chaghcharan District and Shahrak District
Lal Wa Sarjangal 92,800
Pasaband 92,356
Saghar 30,497
Shahrak 57,888
Taywara 82,287
Tulak 44,935

Politics

Governors

The current governor of Ghor is Sayyed Mohammad Eqbal Munib.

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