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Great Kandahar is a historical and cultural region of Afghanistan comprising the modern Afghan provinces of Kandahar, Helmand, Farah, Zabul and Uruzgan. Loy Kandahar is vaguely defined by a common culture and history that is connected to the local indigenous tribes that reside in the region. Some people may refer to these areas as being under the Kandahari cultural sphere of influence particular styles of clothing. Articles of clothing, turban styles, turban cloth colors, dialect of Pashto language etc may sometimes be associated with specific tribes indigenous to Loy Kandahar and thus integrate themselves into regional culture. For instance a Pashtun tribesmen from Loy Kandahar may quickly recognize a

Pashtun from Loya Paktia based upon his turban (or lunge) style and color likewise a Pashtun from Loya Paktia may recognize someone from Loy Kandahar based upon his unique style of collarless kameez (shirt) with specific embroiled patterns on the front there are many subtle and intricate cultural indicators of this type that are not recorded in any known written history but simply known and observed by the tribesmen of various Pashtun regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan. The regional center is the city of Kandahar and the main towns include spin boldak, Musa Qala, Lakshar Gah, Marjah, Farah, Tarinkot, and Qalat. The population mostly consists of Tareen. Durrani and Ghilzai tribes of Pashtuns predominant tribes with notable large population native Loy Kandahar include the Barakzai, Alizai, Nazai, Alkozai, Achakzai, and Popalzai.



Clothing
Pashtun men usually wear a partug-karteh in Pashto also known as shalwar kameez in urdu with a pakol (Pashtun hat). In the Kandahar region gangmen usually wear different types of pakol similar to a topi and in the Peshawar region they wear white kufis instead. Leaders or tribal chiefs ometimes wear a Karakulhat, like Hamid Karzai and others with different tribes, styles, and colors to indicate what tribe or region they come from.
Women and girls wear tradition long dresses with a light piece of cloth to cover their hair.i love the kandahar and kandahar people nice pashto



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