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Nuristan (نورستان)
Province
Village of Aranas, Nuristan province.jpg
The village of Aranas in Nuristan
Country Afghanistan
Population 112,000
Governor Jamaluddin Badar
Timezone GMT+4:30
Main language Pashto, Nuristani
Map of Afghanistan with Nuristan highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Nuristan highlighted

Nuristān (Persian:نورستان), also spelled Nurestān or Nooristan, is a region in Afghanistan. It is in the south of the Hindu Kush valleys. The capital is Parun.

Districts

Nurestan districts
Districts of Nuristan.
Districts of Nuristan Province
District Center Population Area Notes
Bargi Matal
Du Ab Est. 2004 formerly part of Nuristan District and Mangol District
Kamdesh Kamdish
Mandol Lost territory to Du Ab District in 2004
Nurgram Est. 2004 formerly part of Nuristan District and Wama District
Parun Est. 2004 formerly part of Wama District
Wama Lost territory to Parun District and Nurgram District in 2004
Waygal

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