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Parwān (پروان)
Country Afghanistan
Capital Charikar
 - coordinates 35°00′N 69°00′E / 35.0°N 69.0°E / 35.0; 69.0
Area 5,974 km² (2,307 sq mi)
Population 560,000
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main language Dari (Persian)

Parwān (Persian/Pashto: پروان), also spelled Parvān, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. There are about 560,000 people. The capital is Charikar.

In 329 BC, Alexander the Great formed the settlement of Parwan. It was conquered by the Arabs in 792.


Parvan districts
Districts of Parwan
Districts of Parwan Province
District Capital Population Area Notes
Bagram 95,423
Charikar (Capital) 230,613
Ghorband 74,123
Jabal Saraj 80,052 Sub-divided in 2005
Kohi Safi 13,627
Salang 33,627
Sayed Khel 63,334 Created in 2005 within Jabul Saraj District
Shekh Ali 22,831
Shinwari 39,057
Surkhi Parsa 33,639

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