|density||101 inhabitants per km²|
Coordinates: 34 ° 0 ' N , 69 ° 12' E
Lugar , alternatively Lo (w) gar or La (w) g (h) ar (depending on the spelling with or without the letters in brackets), Pashtun لوګر, Dari لوگر, is one of the 34 provinces in Afghanistan .
About 392,000 inhabitants live on an area of approx. 3900 km². The provincial capital is Pul-i-Alam . The province is mostly inhabited by Pashtuns .
Possibly the name Lugar goes back to the term “Loy-Ghar”, “Great Mountain”, from the Pashtun language.
The Lugar River flows through the province from south to north . The capital Pul-i-Alam and other localities are roughly in the middle of the province, where the Lugar flows into a river coming from the west.
The province of Lugar is divided into the following districts:
- Map of the province (April 2002) (PDF; 178 kB)
- ^ Afghanistan. In: citypopulation.de. Retrieved January 9, 2016 .