Laghman (Province)

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Basic data
Country Afghanistan
Capital Mihtarlam
surface 3843 km²
Residents 445,600 (2015)
density 116 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 AF-LAG
governor Abdul Jabbar Naimi
Location of the districts in Laghman Province (as of 2005)
Location of the districts in Laghman Province (as of 2005)

Coordinates: 34 ° 36 '  N , 70 ° 12'  E

Laghman (also Lagman , Pashto / Dari :لغمان) is one of a total of 34 provinces in Afghanistan .

Around 445,600 people live in an area of ​​almost 3843 km². The provincial capital is Mihtarlam . The province is mostly inhabited by Pashtuns with a population of 75%, in addition 20% of the population belong to the Pashai and 5% to other population groups. The languages ​​spoken there belong to the Indo-Iranian language group. These are the independent idioms Pashto and Pashai as well as Dari, a variant of Persian .

Administrative division

The Laghman Province is divided into the following districts:

Web links

Commons : Laghman Province  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Provincial Governors. In: Afghanistan Online. December 20, 2015, accessed January 9, 2016 .
  2. ^ Afghanistan. In: Retrieved January 9, 2016 .