Saghar District

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Saghar

ساغر
District
Saghar is located in Afghanistan
Saghar
Saghar
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°41′29″N 63°52′01″E / 33.6914°N 63.8669°E / 33.6914; 63.8669
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhor Province
Area
 • Total2,644 km2 (1,021 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total33,700

Saghar District is situated in the most southwestern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan with district center Titan (Saghar). The population is 33,700 people;[1] the district, as the other mountainous districts in the province, suffers long and severe winters and continuing drought during the summer.

Economy[edit]

The district suffers from poverty and weak economy due to spread of diseases, low agriculture and livestock productions and poor access to basic infrastructural, social, economical and educational services.[2]

  • Agriculture products include wheat, barley, maize and potato.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Ghor Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Saghar District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.

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