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Afghanistan



Basic Information:

Official Name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Population: 25,500,100
Area: 647,500 km2
Capital City: Kabul
Major Religion: Islam (Sunni, Shiite)
Currency: Afghani (AFN)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +4
Current time: 01:05pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 93
Region: Asia
Language: Persian, Dari, Pashtu


Climate (Kabul):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.embassyofafghanistan.org
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type F


Travel Cost: $$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Tomb of King Nadir Shah
  • Al-Askari Mosque - It is a Shia Muslim mosque located in the Iraqi city of Samarra. It was built in 944 and houses the remains of the 10th and 11th Shi'ah Imams.

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)