Uruzgan is located between Kandahar, Ghazni, Daikundi, Zabul and Helmand provinces, which is considered as a central province of Afghanistan, however, some people consider it in the south. It is bordered by Zabul and Kandahar in the south, Helmand in the southwest, Daikundi in the north and Ghazni in the east.
Area: 12,500-kilometer squares
Ethnicity: Pashtuns, Hazaras, a number of nomad population
Languages: Pashto and Dari
Armed Opposition Group(s): The Taliban, sometimes ISIS and Al-Qaeda.
Districts Under Control of the Government: Terenkot city and center of Khast Ruzgan district
Districts Under Control of the Taliban: Dehrawo, Chora, Gezab, Charchino, etc.
Government’s Appointed Governor for the Province:
Taliban’s Distinct Governor for the Province: Mullah Brother Akhond
Major Security Incident(s):
Documented Incidents Since RiV: ???
Causes of the War:
- Clashes between armed Taliban and the Afghan. Sometimes ethnic conflicts and clashes between former warlords