Kabul

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Kabul
کابل
Metropolis
Overview
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
Kabul is located in Afghanistan
Kabul
Kabul
Kabul is located in Asia
Kabul
Kabul
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
Province Kabul
No. of districts 22
Capital formation 1776
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Abdullah Habibzai
Area
 • Total 1,023 km2 (395 sq mi)
Elevation 1,791 m (5,876 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 4,635,000
 • Density 4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
  Kabul urban agglomeration
Demonym(s) Kabuli, Kabulite
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)
Postal code 100X, 101X, 105X, 106X
Area code(s) (+93) 20
Climate BSk
Website km.gov.af

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.