Kandahar Province facts for kids
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View of Arghandab River Valley
Map of Afghanistan with Kandahar highlighted
|• Total||54,022 km2 (20,858 sq mi)|
|• Density||21.3080/km2 (55.1874/sq mi)|
Kandahar or Qandahar (Pashto: کندھار or قندهار) (Persian: قندهار) is one of the largest of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is located in southern Afghanistan, between Helmand, Oruzgan and Zabul provinces. Its capital is the city of Kandahar. There are about 913,000 people who live in the province. The United States is currently fighting the Taliban in this area.
The following is a list of the districts of Kandahar Province:
|Miyanishin||12,600||Created in 2005 within Shah Wali Kot District|
|Nesh||11,300||Transferred from Oruzgan Province in 2005|
|Shah Wali Kot||36,400||Sub-divided in 2005|
|Zhari||49,500||Created in 2005 from parts of Maywand and Panjwaye Districts|
|Orūzgān Province||Zabul Province|
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