Zabul Province facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsZabul (زابل)
|Area||17,343 km² (6,696 sq mi)|
Zabul is surrounded by Paktika and Ghzani provinces in the east, Urozgan province in the north, Kandahar province in west and south west, and Balochistan state of Pakistan in south.
Around 800,000 people live in Zabul with majority of them in Shahjoi, Arghandab and Kalat city.
Almond, grapes, apricots, wheat, and vigitables are the main agricultural products of Zabul, where around 80% people are farmers.
the current governor of Zabul province is Mr. Bissmillah Afghanmal son of Haji Mauladad Momand, borne in Kandahar in 1976.
|Argahandab||Sub-divided in 2005|
|Kakar||Created in 2005 within Argahandab District|
|Naw Bahar||21,144||Created in 2005 from parts of Shamulzayi and Shinkay Districts|
|Tarnak Aw Jaldak||19,017|
In 2006, the province's first airstrip was opened near Qalat. It was for the Afghan National Army. The airstrip is not paved.
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