According to a 2012 estimate, the population of the city was around 3,289,000. Ths includes Tajiks, Pashtuns, Hazaras and smaller numbers of Afghans belonging to other ethnic groups. It is the 64th largest and the 5th fastest growing city in the world.
It is 1,800 meters, or 5,900 feet above-sea-level. Kabul is over 3,500 years old.
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- Afghanistan Statistical Yearbook 2012/13, Central Statistics Office Afghanistan. 
- "2003 National Geographic Population Map" (PDF). Thomas Gouttierre, Center For Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Matthew S. Baker, Stratfor. National Geographic Society. November 2003. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0311/feature2/images/mp_download.2.pdf. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
- "Largest cities in the world and their mayors - 1 to 150". City Mayors. 2012-05-17. http://www.citymayors.com/statistics/largest-cities-mayors-1.html. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
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