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Presidential PalaceSquare
Abdul Rahman MosqueBabur Gardens
From top left to right: A mountain behind a built-up neighborhood; The Presidential Palace; Square with a large Soviet microdistrict in the background; Abdul Rahman Mosque; 16th-century Gardens of Babur
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Coordinates: 34°32′N 69°10′E / 34.533°N 69.167°E / 34.533; 69.167Coordinates: 34°32′N 69°10′E / 34.533°N 69.167°E / 34.533; 69.167
Country Afghanistan
No. of districts22
Capital formation1776
 • TypeMunicipality
 • MayorAbdullah Habibzai
 • Total1,023 km2 (395 sq mi)
1,791 m (5,876 ft)
 • Total4,635,000
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 Kabul urban agglomeration
Demonym(s)Kabuli, Kabulite
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)
Postal code
100X, 101X, 105X, 106X
Area code(s)(+93) 20

Kabul is the Capital city of Kabul Province in Afghanistan.

According to a 2012 estimate, the population of the city was around 3,289,000.[1] Ths includes Tajiks, Pashtuns, Hazaras and some other smaller ethnic groups.[2] It is the 64th largest and the 5th fastest growing city in the world.[3][4]

It is 1,800 meters, or 5,900 feet above-sea-level. Kabul is over 3,500 years old.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Afghanistan Statistical Yearbook 2012/13, Central Statistics Office Afghanistan. [1]
  2. "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. Retrieved 2010-06-27.
  3. "Largest cities in the world and their mayors - 1 to 150". City Mayors. 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
  4. "World's fastest growing urban areas (1)". City Mayors. 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2012-08-17.