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Achin District

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Country  Afghanistan
Governor  Haji Ghaleb Mujahed
Capital  Sra Kala
Province  Nangarhar Province
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Time zone  D† (Afghanistan Standard Time) (UTC+4:30)

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Achin is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population is 100% Pashtun.


Map of Achin, Afghanistan

Achin is home to the Shinwari tribe, one of the largest Pashtun tribes. It was a stronghold of the Mujaheddin during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.


The primary licit crop in Achin is wheat. Collecting and selling firewood, and manual labor, are other income-generating activities. Tobacco is also grown in the district.

Opium poppy

In 2000, UNDCP recorded 130 poppy-growing villages in Achin, making it the greatest opium growing district in eastern Afghanistan that year.


Achin District Wikipedia

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