Afghan Biographies

Chagcharan District Ghor Province Feroz Koh

Name Chagcharan District Ghor Province Feroz Koh
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Chaghcharan District is one of the most populated districts in Ghor Province (115,000 in 2005). It is a mountainous district. The winter is severe and the roads are inaccessible because of the snow. The district center of Chaghcharan is also the capital of the province. It is situated at 2268 m elevation. The drought has seriously affected agriculture — the main source of income. There are a hospital and secondary schools in the district center, but because of the bad roads and severe weather they are hardly accessible to the rural population. Most of the people are Tajiks (98%). Feroz Koh is the provincial capital of Ghor (previously named Chaghcharan. The town of Firozkoh is the capital of Ghor province.(20161206)

Ghor’s capital of Chaghcheran is now renamed Feroz Koh Firoz Koh.

Last Modified 2017-03-13
Established 2016-12-06