Khost

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Khost

خوست
City
View in Khost, Afghanistan
View in Khost, Afghanistan
Khost is located in Afghanistan
Khost
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
ProvinceKhost Province
DistrictKhost District
Elevation
1,225 m (4,019 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • City160,214
 • Urban
106,083 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Khost (Pashto: 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The State of Afghan Cities report2015". Archived from the original on 2015-10-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Khost", The National Area-Based Development Program (NABDP), Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development