Where is Afghanistan?

Afghanistan Officialy known as Islamic republic of Afghanistan, is a country, located in the South-Central Asia and lies between latitudes 33.0° North and longitudes 65.0° East.

Afghanistan Location in World Map

Where is Afghanistan
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  • Where is Kabul
  • Where is Kandahar
  • Where is Herat
  • Where is Mazar E Sharif
  • Where is Jalalabad
  • Where is Kunduz
  • Where is Taloqan
  • Where is Ghazni
  • Where is Khost
  • Where is Afghanistan Located?

    Afghanistan is a landlocked and a mountainous country located in the South-Central Asia. Its the world 41st largest country. It covers an area of 652,864 sq km (252,072 sq mi). Afghanistan shares its international boundary with Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, and China to the northeast. Kabul is the capital and largest city in Afghanistan.

    Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, Konduz are its famous cities among the rest eleven. Its population cover 31,390 million people.2.629% is its annual population growth rate. Mountains and deserts are its common scenic view. Kabul bala hisar, Kabul museum, Gardens ofBabur, Arg(palace), Mausoleums, Bazaars and Mosques are its famous tourist place. Muslim is the main religion and afghan Persian and Pashtu is the mostly spoken language. Afghani is its currency name.

    What is the capital of Afghanistan?

    The capital of Afghanistan is its largest city, Kabul, situated on the Kabul river which is one of the highest capital city.

    Afghanistan Information and Facts

    Official NameIslamic State of Afghanistan
    Continent Asia
    RegionSouth Asia
    Coordinates 33°00′N 65°00′E
    Largest City Kabul
    Administrative divisions34 provinces
    Afghanistan National Day19 August
    Area of Afghanistan652,864 km2 (252,072 sq mi) (40th)
    Neighboring CountryPakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China
    Population of Afghanistan31,390,200 [2020 estimate] (44th)
    Official Language Dari, Pashto
    Currency of AfghanistanAfghani (افغانی) (AFN)
    Afghanistan AirportsHamid Karzai International Airport (Kabul)
    ISO Alpha-2 CodeAF
    ISO Alpha-3 Code AFN
    GDP 2020 estimate$72.911 billion (96th)
    Afghanistan Calling code +93
    Afghanistan Time Zone UTC+4:30 Solar Calendar (D†)
    ClimateContinental climate
    Longest riverHelmand River
    Largest lakeKajaki Dam, Dahla Dam, Naghlu Dam, Band-e Amir, Qargha
    Natural resourcesNatural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious Stone
    Natural hazardsearthquakes, flooding, avalanches
    Highest pointNoshaq, 7,492 m (24,580 ft)
    Lowest pointHelmand River
    Internet TLD .af

    Afghanistan - 10 Largest Cities

    S.NNameProvincePopulation (2019)
    1KabulKabul Province4,273,200
    2KandaharKandahar Province614,300
    3HeratHerat Province556,200
    4Mazar-i-SharifBalkh Province469,200
    5JalalabadNangarhar Province356,500
    6KunduzKunduz Province263,200
    7TaloqanTakhar Province253,700
    8Puli KhumriBaghlan Province237,900
    9GhazniGhazni Province183,000
    10KhostKhost Province153,300