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 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 Name||Islamic State of Afghanistan|
|Administrative divisions||34 provinces|
|Afghanistan National Day||19 August|
|Area of Afghanistan||652,864 km2 (252,072 sq mi) (40th)|
|Neighboring Country||Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China|
|Population of Afghanistan||31,390,200 [2020 estimate] (44th)|
|Official Language||Dari, Pashto|
|Currency of Afghanistan||Afghani (افغانی) (AFN)|
|Afghanistan Airports||Hamid Karzai International Airport (Kabul)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||AF|
|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†)|
|Longest river||Helmand River|
|Largest lake||Kajaki Dam, Dahla Dam, Naghlu Dam, Band-e Amir, Qargha|
|Natural resources||Natural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious Stone|
|Natural hazards||earthquakes, flooding, avalanches|
|Highest point||Noshaq, 7,492 m (24,580 ft)|
|Lowest point||Helmand River|
Afghanistan - 10 Largest Cities
|8||Puli Khumri||Baghlan Province||237,900|