Kandahār (Pashto: کندھار‎; Qandahār) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southern part of the country, sharing border with Balochistan, Pakistan to the east. It is surrounded by Helmand in the west, Uruzgan in the north and Zabul Province in the east. Its capital is the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan's second largest city, which is located on the Arghandab River. The greater region surrounding the province is called Loy Kandahar.
The province contains about 18 districts, over 1,000 villages, and approximately 1,368,100 people (the 6th most populous province), which is mostly tribal and a rural society. The main inhabitants of Kandahar province are the ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, Uzbeks and Baloch who are living in many districts of Kandahar. The current governor of the province is Humayoon Azizi.


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