And hold fast, all together, by the rope which Allah (stretches out for you), and be not divided among yourselves; [3:103]

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General Information about Afghanistan

Full name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Capital City: Kabul
Population: 32,526,526 (2015)
Area: 652,864 km
Borders: China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan by land
Language: Pashto and Dari
Conuntry Code: +93
Time Zone: UTC+04:30
Currency: Afghan Afghani
Major Cities: Kabul, Kandahar, Mazar Sharif, Herat
Climate Arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Major Religion: Islam

Trade Facts about Afghanistan

In 2015, Afghanistan exported $571.4M and imported $7722.87M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $7154.39M. In 2015 the GDP of Afghanistan was $19331.29M and its GDP per capita was $1739.60.

The top exports and its destinations are:
In Afghanistan, exports account for around 20 percent of GDP. Afghanistan main exports are: carpets and rugs (45 percent of total exports); dried fruits (31 percent) and medicinal plants (12 percent). Main export partners are: Pakistan (48 percent of total exports), India (19 percent) and Russia (9 percent). Others include: Iran, Iraq and Turkey.

Its top imports and its origins are:
Afghanistan main imports are: petroleum (33 percent of total imports), machinery and equipment (15 percent), food items (14 percent) and base metals and related articles (9 percent). Main import partners are: Pakistan (14 percent of total imports), Russia (13 percent), Uzbekistan (11 percent), Iran (9.1 percent) and China (9 percent). Others include: Turkmenistan, Japan and Kazakhstan.

Afghanistan economy news or
Afghanistan business news:

Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries

Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industries

Country News

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan inaugurate new rail link

[November 2016]

Afghan - Turkmen Railway Link

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich Turkmenistan with Afghanistan. [Details...]

Afghan Hazaras joins power line protest in Kabul.

[May 2016]

Afghan Protestors

[Details]

CASA-1000 The smart use of mother nature is the objective of the CASA-1000 Project.

CASA-1000 Map

[Details]

Places to see / Tourist attractions in Afghanistan

Afghanistan`s Beautiful Capital Kabul

Kabul at night

Kabul at night

City Star Hall Kabul

City Star Hall Kabul

A busy road in Kabul

A busy road in Kabul

Kabul an aerial view

Kabul an aerial view

Afghanistan`s Other Attrations

Panjshir Valley

Panjshir Valley

Band-e-amir National Park

Band-e-amir National Park

Band-e-amir National Park in Winter

Band-e-amir National Park in Winter

Qargha Lake

Qargha Lake

Afghanistan  Minerals

Untapped Mineral Deposits in Afghanistan estimated to be worth between $1-$3 Trillion.

Educational Institutes in Afghanistan

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF AFGHANISTAN
Address: The American University of Afghanistan, PO. Box 458, Central Post Office, Kabul, Afghanistan
http://www.auaf.edu.af/

BALKH UNIVERSITY
Address: Balkh University, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
http://...

BAMYAN UNIVERSITY
Address: Bamyan Unversity, Bamyan, Afghanistan
http://...

BAYAZID ROSHAN UNIVERSITY OF NANGARHAR
Address: University of Nangarhar, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
http://...

HERAT UNIVERSITY
Address: Heart University, Herat, Afghanistan
http://www.hu.edu.af/

KABUL UNIVERSITY
Address: Kabul University, Jamal Mina, Aliabad, Kabul, Afghanistan
http://www.ku.edu.af

KANDAHAR UNIVERSITY
Address: Kandahar University, Kandahar, Afghanistan
http://kdru.edu.af/en

KARDAN UNIVERSITY
Address: Kardan University, 2nd Street, Ansari Square toward Kolola Poshta, Kabul, Afghanistan
http://kardan.edu.af/

KHOST UNIVERSITY (SHAIKH ZAYED UNIVERSITY)
Address: Khost University, Khost, Afghanistan
http://szu.edu.af/en

NANGARHAR UNIVERSITY
Address: Nangarhar University, Jalalabad, Afghanistan
//http://www.nu.edu.af/en

PARWAN UNIVERSITY
Address: Parwan University, Charikar, Parwan, Afghanistan
http://parwan.edu.af/en

POLYTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KABUL
Address: Polytechnical University of Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan
http://www.kpu.edu.af/en/

Salam University
Address: Kolola Poshta, Traffic Intersection, Kabul Afghanistan
http://salam.edu.af/


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