Asia > Southern Asia > Afghanistan


Capital: Kabul; GDP growth (annual %) 2016 : 2.2%
Key Facts

Full name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Population: 29.1 million (UN, 2010)
Area: 652,225 sq km (251,773 sq miles)
Major languages: Dari, Pashto
Major religion: Islam
Life expectancy: 49 years (men), 49 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: Afghani
Main exports: Fruit and nuts, carpets, wool, opium
GNI per capita: US $370 (World Bank, 2009)
Internet domain: .af
International dialling code: +93

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