Paktika Province

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Published by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees] in [Islamabad, Pakistan .

Written in English

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  • Paktīkā (Afghanistan),
  • Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan.


  • Refugees -- Afghanistan.,
  • Paktīkā (Afghanistan) -- Social conditions.,
  • Afghanistan -- Social conditions.,
  • Paktīkā (Afghanistan) -- Economic conditions.

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Other titlesUNHCR/Paktika background report
Statementprepared by the Data Collection for Afghan Repatriation Project.
SeriesUNHCR background report
ContributionsData Collection for Afghan Repatriation Project., Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
LC ClassificationsHN670.6.P34 P35 1989b
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3477168M
LC Control Number2005616795

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In the north and east it borders with Paktia province, while in south it borders with Paktika province and on the other side of the Duran Line the North. The nearly students attend classes in history, geography, chemistry, science, biology, geometry and Pashto, the most prominent language spoken by Afghans in Paktika.

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Other sources mention that ethnic Pashtuns make up around 96% of Paktika’s population. But it wasn’t until the last month or so that I learned that Piatt had published a book called Paktika: The Story of the 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry “Wolfhounds” in Paktika, Afghanistan () that recounts–mostly in poetry–the story of the Wolfhounds’ year in that dangerous province pushed up against the Pakistan border.

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