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Afghanistan in first census for three decades

Plagued by years of fighting, war-torn country attempts to gather crucial data about its citizens.

Last Modified: 20 Apr 2013 08:59
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The last time Afghanistan attempted an official census was 1979 - and that was called off because of fighting.

Now an ambitious project is gathering demographic and economic information about Afghans.

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Ghor.

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