Kandahar is the second largest city in Afghanistan. About 500,000 people live there. It is in the central-south of Afghanistan. Kandahar is the capital of Kandahar Province. Alexander the Great founded Kandahar in the 4th century BC. It is an important trading centre for sheep, wool, cotton, silk, felt, food grains, fresh and dried fruit, and tobacco. Kandahar has an international airport.
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