|History and Biodata
Alishing District is located 21 km from Mihtarlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province. It has borders with Kabul and Kapisa provinces to the West, Dawlat Shah District to the North, Alingar District to the East and Mihtarlam District to the South. The population is 79,257 (2019) 65% of them Pashai, 20% Pashtun and 15% Tajik. The district center is the village of Alishing. There are 12 zones, each with around 12 to 14 villages located in the valleys and mountains. The Alishing river crosses the district and is the main source of irrigation.