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
Capital Mahmud-i-Raqi
Government
 • Governor Syed Mohammad Khalid Hashimi
Area
 • Total 1,842.1 km2 (711.2 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 441,010
 • Density 239.406/km2 (620.059/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+4:30
ISO 3166 code AF-KAP
Main languages Pashto, 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

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