Last modified: 2020-07-11 by ian macdonald
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image by Olivier Touzeau, 22 June 2020
Maidan Shar is the capital of Maidan Wardak Province in central Afghanistan.
Its population was estimated to be 35,000 in 2003. Zarifa Ghafari became the
mayor in 2019, she is one of the few Afghani female mayors, and the youngest to
be appointed at the age of 26.
Article in the New York Times where you can see the light blue flag with emblem of the municipality:
using this emblem: https://www.facebook.com/maidanmunicipality/photos
Olivier Touzeau, 22 June 2020