Kabul (province)

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Basic data
Country Afghanistan
Capital Kabul
surface 4462 km²
Residents 4,373,000 (2015)
density 980 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 AF-KAB
Districts in the province of Kabul (as of 2005)
Districts in the province of Kabul (as of 2005)

Coordinates: 34 ° 30 '  N , 69 ° 30'  E

Kabul ( Pashto ; Persian کابل) is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan . It has about 4,373,000 inhabitants and an area of ​​4,462 square kilometers. The capital of the province and Afghanistan is Kabul .

The province is located in the east of the country near the Khyber Pass , an important connection to Pakistan and India . It borders the Koh-e Paghman Mountains in the east, the Koh-e Qrough Mountains in the southwest and the Koh-e Shirdarwaza Mountains in the northeast. The largest river in the province is the Kabul . It mainly produces clothing, furniture and beet sugar .

The province is the most important Tajik settlement in Afghanistan. Their language, the Kabul dialect of Persian (locally also called Dari ), is the government and business language of the country and has significantly shaped all other languages ​​and dialects in the country. The Tajiks make up more than half of the province's population, followed by Pashtuns , Hazara , Uzbeks , Turkmens , Baluch , Sikhs and Hindus .

Administrative division

The districts of the Kabul province since 2005

The province is divided into 15 districts.

District main place Inhabitants
Bagrami Bagrami 85,000 80% Pashtuns, 20% Tajiks
Chahar Asyab Qalai Naeem 32,500 Mostly Pashtuns and Tajiks,
followed by Hazara
Deh Sabz Tarakhel 47,900 10% Tajiks, 90% Pashtuns
Farza Dehnawe Farza 19,100 Mixture of Tajiks and Pashtuns
Guldara Guldara 20,300 45% Tajiks, 55% Pashtuns
Istalif Istalif 29,800 Mainly Tajiks,
followed by Pashtuns and Hazara
Kabul Kabul 2,536,300 30% Tajiks, 50% Pashtuns,
15% Hazaras, 5% others
Kalakan Kalakan 26,900 65% Tajiks, 35% Pashtuns
Khak-i Jabbar Khak-i Jabbar 75,000 95% Pashtuns, 5% Tajiks
Me bacha feces Me bacha feces 46,300 75% Tajiks, 25% Pashtuns
Mussahi Mussahi 30,000 90% Pashtuns, 10% Tajiks
Paghman Paghman 150,000 10% Tajiks, 90% Pashtuns
Qarabagh Qaranagh 67,700 60% Tajiks, 40% Pashtuns
Shakardara Shakardara 72,900 70% Tajiks, 30% Pashtuns
Sarobi Sarobi 150,000 90% Pashtuns, 10% Pashais

Web links

Commons : Kabul Province  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Afghanistan. In: citypopulation.de. Retrieved January 8, 2016 .
  2. a b Kabul District Profiles. (No longer available online.) In: Afghanistan Information Management Services. Archived from the original on September 26, 2007 ; accessed on January 8, 2016 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot / www.aims.org.af
  3. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0311/feature2/images/mp_download.2.pdf