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Khoshi District is located in the East part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. 80 km away from Kabul and 18 km from Pul-i-Alam centre of Logar Province. Centre of the district is called Khoshi. Pashtoons make up 65% of the population, Tajiks 34% and Hazara 1%.[1]

Geography[edit]

Khoshi is a long narrow green valley, beginning from Qala-e-Wazer of Pul-i-Alam and ending into Lata Kora mountain in Dobandi. It has a length of 38 km. Khoshi is situated at an elevation of about 2,250 meters above sea level which covers 477 km2.[2] The district is surrounded by Mohammad Agha, Pul-i-Alam, Jaji, Azra and Baraki Barak.

Villages[edit]

The district has 86 villages and divided into four parts (Khoshi,Karizona,Manai,and Dobandi). Main villages where Pashtuns are living are Dobandi, Manai, Darkh, Kandaw, Chenari, Tora Chena, Sher Agha, Baryam, fatihkhio Karez, Darya Khan Karez,sulimankhailo Karez,Degaan kariz,Kajer Karez, Shinkai, Gul Mohammad Khailo Karez and Sraghowanda.

The main villages of Khoshi are Abtak, Bala Deh, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh, where Tajiks are living. shia are living in Abtak, Bala Dah, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh of Khoshi. Dobandi is one of the most destroyed areas as it was on the main supply road for Mujahideen during the Russian invasion in Afghanistan.

Demographics[edit]

The estimated population of Khoshi District in 2010 was roughly 30,000. [1]

Economic[edit]

The area has been severely affected by drought in the past four years. The socio-economic situation of the residents is poor. The main sources of income are from agriculture, selling of wood and trading inside Afghanistan or Pakistan.

Education[edit]

There are around 4 high schools and 12 primary schools in the district.[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:30:44 -0700

It may be good, but it certainly isn't great: This morning a rocket landed near a polling center in the province's Khoshi district, killing one person and injuring two others. And a bomb hidden in a bin exploded as a police convoy was driving past ...

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:56:53 -0700

“Following his orders, police handed over the oil to Naik Mohammad, a resident of Mohammad Agha district, and another person from Khoshi district,” the source said. He said Governor Amiri sold the oil the night it reached the governor's house, an issue ...
 
Philadelphia Inquirer
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:32:48 -0800

Hundreds of other Afghans protested peacefully on the eastern outskirts of Kabul, outside Bagram Air Field, in Jalalabad in the east, in Faryab province in the west and in Khoshi district of Logar province, where demonstrators burned a U.S. flag ...
 
United States Army (press release)
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:15:00 -0800

Spc. Aaron Sellars, from Cobden, Ill., serving with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 3-1 Special Troop Battalion, provides security during a convoy stop, Khoshi district, Logar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 25, 2012. Service members deployed to places such as ...
 
New York Daily News
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:25:37 -0800

Local officials said 500 people demonstrated in the Khoshi district of Logar province and hundreds took to the streets in the eastern city of Jalalabad. President Hamid Karzai said he shared the Afghan people's pain at hearing of the Koran desecration ...
 
United States Army (press release)
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 03:07:30 -0700

Sgt. Sean Matthews, team leader attached to the Laghman Provincial Reconstruction Team, pulls security for members of the PRT while on a patrol in Mehtar Lam district, Laghman province, Oct. 8, 2011. The PRT traveled to visit with the social affairs ...
 
YouTube
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 14:22:00 -0700

Zemědělský expert PRT Pavel Burian popisuje problémy lógarského zemědělství. Podívejte se také na záběry z pokračující stavby první střední zemědělské školy v provincii. Category. People & Blogs. License. Standard YouTube License. Show more
 
Examiner.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:53:58 -0800

“An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a district-level Taliban leader who operated in Khoshi district, Logar province, during an operation in Pul-e 'Alam district, Logar province. The arrested leader facilitated the acquisition and ...
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