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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 73 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LAGHMAN, a district of Afghanistan, in the province of Jalalabad, between Jalalabad and Kabul, on the northern side of the Peshawar road, one of the richest and most fertile tracts in Afghanistan. It is the valley of the Kabul river between the Tagao and the Kunar and merges on the north into Kafiristan. The inhabitants, Ghilzais and Tajiks, are supposed to be the cleverest business people in the country. Sugar, cotton and rice are exported to Kabul. The Laghman route between Kabul and India crossing the Kunar river into the Mohmand country is the route followed by Alexander the Great and Baber; but it has now been supplanted by the Khyber.
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LAGOON (Fr. lagune, Lat. lacuna, a pool)

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Laghman is not a district of Ningarhar, it is a province nieghboring Ningarhar in East of Afghanistan.
laghman have very nice Distrects Daulatshah Alishing Alingar Qarghai the moste beautyful Alishing & Daulatshah two great rivers Alishing & Alingar Rivers in laghman all problems solving by Shura , shura mean people are join in a place they working for them like if some one fight or ....... but the best shura us the youth shura the head of this shura Shirzad Safi he is really full time work for his people also Malim Malang is the
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