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Sar-e Pol (سرپل)
Country Afghanistan
Capital Sar-e Pol
 - coordinates 35°36′N 66°18′E / 35.6°N 66.3°E / 35.6; 66.3
Area 16,360 km² (6,317 sq mi)
Population 505,400 (2009)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main languages Dari Persian, Uzbek
Districts of Sar-e Pol
Districts of Sar-e Pol

Sar-e Pol, also spelled Sari Pul (Persian: سرپل), is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north of the country. The capital is the city of Sar-e Pol. Dari (Persian) is the main language. About 442,261 people live in the Province. There are many mountains, especially in the south part.


The province is divided into 7 Districts.

Districts of Sar-e Pol Province
District Capital Population Area Notes
Balkhab Tarkhoj 44,041
Gosfandi 39,721 Created in 2006 within Sayyad District; most recently created district up to date
Kohistanat 72,037
Sangcharak Tukzar 87,670 1,089 km2
Sar-e Pol Sar-e Pol 115,463
Sayyad 47,336 Sub-divided in 2006
Sozma Qala 36,993

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