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Bāzārak (Persian: بازارک‎) is the provincial capital of Panjshir Province, in the Panjshir Valley of northeastern Afghanistan. It has six villages: Khanez, Jangalak, Malaspa, Parandeh and Rahmankhel. The tomb of Ahmad Shah Massoud, known as the "Lion of Panjshir", is located in Bazarak.

Bazarak is a small city in the Northeast of Afghanistan. It has a total population of 24,723 (2015) [4] and has only 3 Police districts (nahias).[5] The total land area of Bazarak city is 9,122 Hectares [6] while there are 2,747 total number of dwellings in the city.[7]

Bazarak, classified as an Urban Village, is located in northeastern Afghanistan. Developed land such as housing, institutions and agriculture is clustered along the Panjshir River. Institutional land accounts for almost 30% of built-up land area but the large majority of total land is barren (84%).[8]

In July 2011, an off-duty National Directorate of Security agent shot and killed two Americans, one was a member of the United States armed forces while the other was a civilian contractor. The assailant was originally from the Dara district of Panjshir Province but working in Kabul, he was also killed in the incident by U.S. military personnel.[9]

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References

  1. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015 - volume 2". Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  9. ^ Afghan agent kills NATO soldier and civilian in Panjshir. July 9, 2011.