Waziristan

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Location o North an Sooth Waziristan (green) inside Pakistan (white)

Waziristan (Pashto: وزیرستان‎, "laund o the Wazir") is a moontainous region coverin the North Waziristan an Sooth Waziristan agencies, FR Bannu, an the wastren pairt o Tank in northwastren Pakistan, an the Janikhel, Gurbuz an Barmal destricts o eastren Afghanistan. Waziristan covers some 15,000 square kilometres (5,800 sq mi). The aurie is maistly populatit bi ethnic Pashtuns. It is named efter the Wazir tribe.[1]

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  1. "Tribe: Ahmadzai Wazir" (PDF). Naval Postgraduate School.