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Places in Afghanistan

Find information on almost all places in Afghanistan. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Afghanistan or information on cities and places in Afghanistan, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Afghanistan at a glance

Afghanistan is a sovereign country on the continent of Asia. Afghanistan covers a total area of 647,500.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 29,121,286 people.

The capital of Afghanistan is Kabul (Kabul) with a population of 3,043,532 people.

Facts and figures about Afghanistan
AfghanistanAF647,500.0 km229,121,286 people45.0

Population density in Afghanistan
Population density
45.0 p/km2 (very low)
Very low population density in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Very low population density

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Map of Afghanistan

Map of Afghanistan

Hotels in Afghanistan

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Hotels in Afghanistan

Information on Afghanistan

Information on Afghanistan
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
AfghanistanIslamic Republic of AfghanistanAFSovereign country34 Kabul KabulAsia

Time in Afghanistan

Time in Afghanistan
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 6 May 2021 - 3:10pmNoThu, 6 May 2021 - 3:10pmUTC +4.5Asia/Kabul

Currency in Afghanistan

Currency in Afghanistan

Languages in Afghanistan

Languages in Afghanistan
Persian, Pushto, Turkmen, Uzbek

Neighbouring countries of Afghanistan

Neighbouring countries of Afghanistan
Neighbouring countries
China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

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Telecommunication in Afghanistan

Telecommunication in Afghanistan
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)

Latitude & Longitude of Afghanistan

Latitude & Longitude of Afghanistan
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map33°00'00.0"N (33.0000000°)66°00'00.0"E (66.0000000°)

Regions in Afghanistan

Regions in Afghanistan
There are 34 primary administrative regions in Afghanistan. Have a closer look at the regions in Afghanistan.

Largest places in Afghanistan

There are 10 places in Afghanistan with a population of more than 100,000 people.
Largest places in Afghanistan
Kabul Kabul1.3,043,532
Kandahar Kandahār2.391,190
Mazar-e Sharif Mazār-e Sharīf3.303,282
Herat Herāt4.272,806
Jalalabad Jalālābād5.200,331
Kunduz Kunduz6.161,902
Ghazni Ghazni7.141,000
Balkh Balkh8.114,883
Baghlan Baghlān9.108,449
Gardez Gardēz10.103,601

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External sources of information on Afghanistan

Afghanistan on Wikipedia

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Follow the hierarchy in Afghanistan

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Asia, over a region in Afghanistan to a certain place or city in Afghanistan, as all places and cities in Afghanistan are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.