Geopolitical map of Afghanistan

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CapitalPopulationArea
Kabul 29,121,286 647,500
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
AF +93 21:46:43 Asia/Kabul
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Some data about Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a country of 29,121,286 inhabitants, with an area of ​647,500 km2, its capital is Kabul and its time zone is "Asia/Kabul". Its ISO code is "AF" in 2 positions and "AFG" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Afghanistan, you must dial your telephone code, which is 93. The currency used in Afghanistan is the "Afghani" (AFN).

The administrative subdivision of Afghanistan (administrative division) is made up of 34 Wilayats (level 1) and 400 Wolaswalei (level 2). Afghanistan has 10 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 1 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Afghanistan with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Afghanistan to access a zoom level and finer details.

Afghanistan shares borders with China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Afghanistan

Number of cities by importance (population) in Afghanistan. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
10 5 1 1
16.6 % 14.5 % 10.5 % 10.5 %
  • The 10 most important cities represent 16.6% of the entire population
  • The 5 most important cities represent 14.5% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 10.5% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 10.5% of the entire population

Administrative division of Afghanistan

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
34 Wilayats1
400 Wolaswalei2

List of first-order administrative division in Afghanistan

  • Badakhshān
  • Bādghīs
  • Wilāyat-e Baghlān
  • Balkh
  • Wilāyat-e Bāmyān
  • Daykundi Province
  • Farāh
  • Faryab Province
  • Wilāyat-e Ghaznī
  • Wilāyat-e Ghōr
  • Helmand
  • Herāt
  • Wilāyat-e Jowzjān
  • Wilāyat-e Kābul
  • Kandahār
  • Wilāyat-e Kāpīsā
  • Velāyat-e Khowst
  • Wilāyat-e Kunaṟ
  • Kunduz
  • Wilāyat-e Laghmān
  • Wilāyat-e Lōgar
  • Nangarhār
  • Wilāyat-e Nīmrōz
  • Velāyat-e Nūrestān
  • Uruzgān
  • Wilāyat-e Paktiyā
  • Wilāyat-e Paktīkā
  • Panjshir
  • Parwān
  • Samangān
  • Sar-e Pul
  • Wilāyat-e Takhār
  • Wardak
  • Wilāyat-e Zābul

List of major cities of Afghanistan

  • Kabul3 043 532 inhabitants
  • Kandahār391 190 inhabitants
  • Mazār-e Sharīf303 282 inhabitants
  • Herāt272 806 inhabitants
  • Jalālābād200 331 inhabitants
  • Kunduz161 902 inhabitants
  • Ghazni141 000 inhabitants
  • Balkh114 883 inhabitants
  • Baghlān108 449 inhabitants
  • Gardez103 601 inhabitants
  • Khōst96 123 inhabitants
  • Maymana75 900 inhabitants
  • Khanabad71 531 inhabitants
  • Bāzārak65 000 inhabitants
  • Khulm64 933 inhabitants
  • Taloqan64 256 inhabitants
  • Bāmyān61 863 inhabitants
  • Pul-e Khumrī56 369 inhabitants
  • Shibirghān55 641 inhabitants
  • Charikar53 676 inhabitants
  • Sar-e Pul52 121 inhabitants
  • Zaranj49 851 inhabitants
  • Paghmān49 157 inhabitants
  • Asadābād48 400 inhabitants
  • Aībak47 823 inhabitants
  • Fayzabad44 421 inhabitants
  • Lashkar Gāh43 934 inhabitants
  • Gereshk43 588 inhabitants
  • Farah43 561 inhabitants
  • Ghormach30 000 inhabitants
  • Shīnḏanḏ29 264 inhabitants
  • Andkhōy29 208 inhabitants
  • Rustāq25 636 inhabitants
  • Qarāwul24 544 inhabitants
  • Nahrīn22 363 inhabitants
  • Baraki Barak22 305 inhabitants
  • Ārt Khwājah18 623 inhabitants
  • Kafir Qala18 086 inhabitants
  • Karukh17 484 inhabitants
  • Mehtar Lām17 345 inhabitants