Facts About Afghanistan

Facts About Afghanistan
Afghanistan



Facts About Afghanistan

  • Location: Afghanistan is located in Southern Asia, East of Iran.

  • Language: The Official languages of Afghanistan are are Afghan Persian or Dari and Pashto

  • Currency: The currency of Afghanistan is called Afghanis (AFA)

  • Population: The population of Afghanistan is 30,419,928 (July 2012 est.)

  • Land Size: Afghanistan has an area 652,230 square kilometers

  • Capital: The capital of Afghanistan is Kabul

  • Borders: Afghanistan has borders with China, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

  • Bordering Body of Water: None

  • Industries: Small-scale production of textiles, soap, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, apparel, food-products, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water, cement; handwoven carpets; natural gas, coal, copper

  • Agriculture: opium, wheat, fruits, nuts; wool, mutton, sheepskins, lambskins

  • Land divisions: Afghanistan is divided into 34 provinces: Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Bamyan, Daykundi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghor, Helmand, Herat, Jowzjan, Kabul, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khost, Kunar, Kunduz, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Nimroz, Nuristan, Paktika, Paktiya, Panjshir, Parwan, Samangan, Sar-e Pul, Takhar, Uruzgan, Wardak, Zabul

  • Major Cities:
    Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Kunduz, Jalalabad, Lashkar Gah, Taluqan, Puli Khumri, Khost.



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