Kapisa Province

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Coordinates: 35°00′N 69°42′E / 35.0°N 69.7°E / 35.0; 69.7
Kapisa (کاپیسا)
Province
Country Afghanistan
Capital Mahmud-i-Raqi
 - coordinates 35°00′N 69°42′E / 35.0°N 69.7°E / 35.0; 69.7
Area 1,842 km² (711 sq mi)
Population 364,900 [1]
Density 195 /km² (505 /sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4:30
Main language Persian
Pashto
Pashayi
Map of Afghanistan with Kapisa highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Kapisa highlighted

Kapisa (Persian: /Pashto: کاپيسا) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the north-east of the country. The capital is Mahmud-i-Raqi. There are about 364,900 people living in the province.

Kapisa province is 80 km north east of Kabul.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Kapisa.
Districts of Kapisa Province
District District Center Population Area[2] Notes
Alasay
Hesa Awal Kohistan Created in 2005 within Kohistan District
Hesa Duwum Kohistan Created in 2005 within Kohistan District
Koh Band
Mahmud Raqi
Nijrab
Tagab

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