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Basic data
Country Afghanistan
Capital Jalalabad
surface 7727 km²
Residents 1,517,400 (2015)
density 196 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 AF-NAN
Districts in Nangarhar Province (as of 2014)
Districts in Nangarhar Province (as of 2014)

Coordinates: 34 ° 15 '  N , 70 ° 30'  E

View of the Spīn Ghar mountain range

Nangarhar ( Pashto ننګرهار; Dari :ننگرهار), also Nangerhar , is one of a total of 34 provinces in Afghanistan .

The province has an area of ​​7727 km² and has about 1.52 million inhabitants, most of whom are Pashtuns . It is located in the east of the country and borders Pakistan .

The provincial capital is Jalalabad . The main road from Kabul to Pakistan via the Khyber Pass runs through Nangarhar .

Administrative division

Nangarhar Province is divided into 22 districts ( woluswali ):

Web links

Commons : Nangarhar Province  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Afghanistan. In: Retrieved January 8, 2016 .