Capital
and largest city

Kabul
34°32′N69°08′E / 34.533°N 69.133°E

Official languages

Pashto and Dari

Ethnic groups

Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, and others

Religion

Islam

Population

34,656,032 (2016 Estimate)

Currency

Afghani (AFN)

Drives on the

Right

Calling Code

0093

ISO 3166 Code

AF

Internet TLD

.af

Provinces of Afghanistan
ProvinceMap #ISO 3166-2:AFCentersPopulation (2015)Area (km)# DistrictsU.N. Region
Badakhshan30AF-BDSFayzabad950,95344,05929North East Afghanistan
Badghis4AF-BDGQala i Naw495,95820,5917West Afghanistan
Baghlan19AF-BGLPuli Khumri910,78421,11816North East Afghanistan
Balkh13AF-BALMazar-i-Sharif1,325,65917,24915North West Afghanistan
Bamyan15AF-BAMBamyan747,21814,1757Central Afghanistan
Daykundi10AF-DAYNili924,33918,0888South West Afghanistan
Farah2AF-FRAFarah507,40548,47111West Afghanistan
Faryab5AF-FYBMaymana998,14720,29314North West Afghanistan
Ghazni16AF-GHAGhazni1,228,83122,91519South East Afghanistan
Ghor6AF-GHOChaghcharan790,29636,47910West Afghanistan
Helmand7AF-HELLashkargah924,71158,58413South West Afghanistan
Herat1AF-HERHerat1,890,20254,77815West Afghanistan
Jowzjan8AF-JOWSheberghan540,25511,7989North West Afghanistan
Kabul22AF-KABKabul4,372,9774,46218Central Afghanistan
Kandahar12AF-KANKandahar1,226,59354,02216South East Afghanistan
Kapisa29AF-KAPMahmud-i-Raqi441,0101,8427Central Afghanistan
Khost26AF-KHOKhost574,5824,15213South East Afghanistan
Kunar34AF-KNRAsadabad450,6524,94215North East Afghanistan
Kunduz18AF-KDZKunduz1,010,0378,0407North East Afghanistan
Laghman32AF-LAGMihtarlam445,5883,8435East Afghanistan
Logar23AF-LOGPul-i-Alam392,0453,8807Central Afghanistan
Maidan Wardak21AF-WARMaidan Shar596,2879,9349Central Afghanistan
Nangarhar33AF-NANJalalabad1,517,3887,72723East Afghanistan
Nimruz3AF-NIMZaranj164,97841,0055South West Afghanistan
Nuristan31AF-NURParun147,9679,2257North East Afghanistan
Paktia24AF-PIAGardez551,9876,43211South East Afghanistan
Paktika25AF-PKASharana434,74219,48215South East Afghanistan
Panjshir28AF-PANBazarak153,4873,6105North East Afghanistan
Parwan20AF-PARCharikar664,5025,9749Central Afghanistan
Samangan14AF-SAMSamangan387,92811,2625North West Afghanistan
Sar-e Pol9AF-SARSar-e Pol559,57716,3607North West Afghanistan
Takhar27AF-TAKTaloqan983,33612,33316North East Afghanistan
Urozgan11AF-URUTarinkot386,81812,6966Central Afghanistan
Zabul17AF-ZABQalat304,12617,3439South East Afghanistan