Nari District

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U.S. and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers preparing to board a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Observation Post Mangol in the Nari district, Kunar province, Afghanistan (February 2012).

Nari (Naray) District is a mountainous district in the eastern part of Kunar Province in Afghanistan. It borders Bar Kunar District to the west, Nuristan Province to the north, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the east and Dangam district to the south; the population was reported in 2006 as 24,500 of which around 60% is ethnic Pashtun. The district center is the village of Nari (Naray) 35°12′37″N 71°31′30″E / 35.2103°N 71.5250°E / 35.2103; 71.5250 at 1153 m altitude in a river valley. The arable land is not enough; the residents usually collect wood and beans and sell them.

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