A detailed list of every polling centre initially approved to open on election day this year can be found on the website of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission. Information on the number of polling centres used for the presidential election in 2009 also can be found on the IEC’s website on a provincial level.
Information on the number of attacks launched by “armed opposition groups”, including the Taliban, Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin, Haqqani Network and other militias, can be found on the website of the Afghanistan NGO Safety Office, a project supported by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department, the Swiss foreign affairs department’s Agency for Development and Cooperation, and the Norwegian foreign affairs ministry. The NGO Safety Office provides quarterly reports on such attacks on a provincial level.
Population data for Afghanistan’s districts can be found on the website of the Afghan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development.