Afghanistan became an independent state in 1919, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Afghanistan is 30,419,928 (2012) and the nation has a density of 47 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Afghanistan is the Afghani (AFN). As well, the people of Afghanistan are refered to as Afghan.
The dialing code for the country is 93 and the top level internet domain for Afghan sites is .af.
To learn more, visit our detailed Afghanistan section.
|Density||46.6 / km2 ( 120.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||20,841,951,232 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||685 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||652,230 km2 (251,827 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Iran, Turkmenistan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan|
What is the capital of Afghanistan?
Kabul is the capital city of Afghanistan. It has a population of 3,043,532, and is located on a latitue of 34.53 and longitude of 69.17.
Kabul is also the political center of Afghanistan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Kabul, the Capital Of Afghanistan
|Elevation||1798 meters over sea level|
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