Ghazni District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ghazni and Kabul -- Afghanistan.

Ghazni District is a district of Ghazni Province, Afghanistan situated in the northeast part of the province. Capital of the district is Ghazni, which is also capital of Ghazni Province.

Demographics & Population[edit]

Like in the rest of Afghanistan, no exact population numbers are available; the Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation & Development (MRRD) along with UNHCR and Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Afghanistan estimates the population of the district to be around 154,618.[1] According to AIMS and UNHCR, Tajiks make up 50% of the population, followed by Hazaras and Pashtuns, 50%.[2]

Security and Politics[edit]

It was reported that Afghan and ISAF forces combined and killed several militants and captured an al-Qaeda IED facilitator and another incident on the southern side of Ghazni City.[3]


  1. ^ "MRRD Ghazni Provincial profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-07. Retrieved 2010-05-03.
  2. ^ Ghazni District Profile, UNHCR
  3. ^ "Operational Update, Nov. 19: Afghan-International Security Forces Detain, Kill Taliban Militants in Kandahar and Ghazni Provinces." 19 November 2009. Accessed at: