Kunduz

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Kunduz

کندز
Kunduz River valley.jpg
Coordinates: 36°43′43″N 68°52′5″E / 36.72861°N 68.86806°E / 36.72861; 68.86806Coordinates: 36°43′43″N 68°52′5″E / 36.72861°N 68.86806°E / 36.72861; 68.86806
CountryAfghanistan
ProvinceKunduz Province
DistrictKunduz District
First mention329 BC
Elevation
391 m (1,283 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total374,746
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)
Main languagePashto
Dari
Uzbek
ControlAfghanistan Taliban
ClimateBSk

Kunduz (Pashto: کندز‎; Persian: قندوز‎) also known as Kundûz, Qonduz, Qondûz, Konduz, Kondûz, Kondoz, or Qhunduz is a city in northern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Kunduz Province. It is linked by highways with Mazari Sharif to the west, Kabul to the south and Tajikistan's border to the north. There are about 250,000 living in the city.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2021-22" (PDF). National Statistic and Information Authority (NSIA). April 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 June 2021. Retrieved June 21, 2021.