Kapisa Province

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Kapisa

کاپیسا
Province
Map of Afghanistan with Kapisa highlighted
Map of Afghanistan with Kapisa highlighted
Coordinates (Capital): 35°00′N 69°42′E / 35.0°N 69.7°E / 35.0; 69.7Coordinates: 35°00′N 69°42′E / 35.0°N 69.7°E / 35.0; 69.7
Country Afghanistan
CapitalMahmud-i-Raqi
Government
 • GovernorSyed Mohammad Khalid Hashimi
Area
 • Total1,842.1 km2 (711.2 sq mi)
Population
(2015)[1]
 • Total441,010
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4:30
ISO 3166 codeAF-KAP
Main languagesPashto, Persian and Pashayi

Kapisa (Pashto/Persian: 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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Afghanistan's Provinces - Kapisa" (PDF). nps.edu.
  2. Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers