The province of Nangarjar is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, and has 22 districts. It is located in the east of the country, bordering Pakistan. Its capital is Jalalabad. In this province live more than 1,436,000 inhabitants, it is very steep and one of the areas where it was suspected that Osama bin Laden could hide. In the outskirts of the city of Jalalabad is the Nangarhar University, it is the second university in the country, and one of the most renowned. This region has large and fertile valleys suitable for raising livestock. Olive trees, cherry trees, apple trees, pear trees, potatoes, tomatoes, onions are cultivated and approximately 75% of the country's opium poppy is cultivated: about 1,600 tons of opium.