Khost

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Khost
خوست
City
View in Khost, Afghanistan
Khost is located in Afghanistan
Khost
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°19′59″N 69°55′01″E / 33.33306°N 69.91694°E / 33.33306; 69.91694Coordinates: 33°19′59″N 69°55′01″E / 33.33306°N 69.91694°E / 33.33306; 69.91694
Country  Afghanistan
Province Khost Province
District Khost District
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 160,214
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Khost or Khowst (Pashto: and Persian: خوست) is a city in eastern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Khost Province. There are about 160,000 people in the city. Khost is located about 150 kilometers south of Kabul.

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