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Complete details about Afghanistan in Asia with capital city Kabul

Country NameAfghanistan (Afganistan/Afqanestan)
Country CodeAFG
Capital CityKabul
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1919
Population22720000
Surface Area652090.0
Life Expectancy45.9 years
GNP5976.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormIslamic Emirate

Spoken Languages

Balochi     (0.9%)
Dari [official]     (32.1%)
Pashto [official]     (52.4%)
Turkmenian     (1.9%)
Uzbek     (8.8%)

Major Cities

Kabul, Kabol     (population 1780000)
Qandahar, Qandahar     (population 237500)
Herat, Herat     (population 186800)
Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh     (population 127800)

Afghanistan's most recent News and Stories

Afghanistan Tweets

From @Eyes_Glued_Open on Mon Jun 26 10:02:42 EDT 2017 RT @BlackNewsOutlet: First Afghanistan, then Iraq, now Syria. Soon our gov't will be bombing African Muslim countries. Don't let it happen!?
From @azami_iqbal2007 on Mon Jun 26 10:02:21 EDT 2017 RT @TOLOnews: ????? ???? ?? ?????????? ??????? ????? ?? ????? ???????? https://t.co/hswSNoxJdA https://t.co/8y1XhnidLy
From @YiplWxHf7RDzY5R on Mon Jun 26 10:02:19 EDT 2017 RT @Davisx3m: Funny how the US can drop $314million bombs on tunnels, I thought they couldn't afford basic public healthcare #MOAB #Afghani?
From @Random_CAH on Mon Jun 26 10:02:13 EDT 2017 What did the U.S. airdrop to the children of Afghanistan? Another goddamn vampire movie !
From @Saferworld on Mon Jun 26 10:02:09 EDT 2017 RT @jordan_street07: Our work is evidenced from?Afghanistan, Cambodia, DRC, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sy?
From @GhSherani on Mon Jun 26 10:02:06 EDT 2017 Thank you very much SG. All Muslim from Afghanistan to Syria and Palestine are oppressed and deserve peace and huma? https://t.co/vAnpkJUmOt
From @Sarumankhan on Mon Jun 26 10:02:00 EDT 2017 RT @lemondefr: Le rapport secret sur les révélations de WikiLeaks en Irak et en Afghanistan rendu public https://t.co/2IQZhvo7gS
From @MuslimShirzad on Mon Jun 26 10:01:47 EDT 2017 Ghani: Afghanistan builds by unity, so this country belongs to all Afghans. https://t.co/6sxFKuqSLy
From @Jothipala_Bot on Mon Jun 26 10:01:42 EDT 2017 RT @jordan_street07: Our work is evidenced from?Afghanistan, Cambodia, DRC, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sy?
From @jordan_street07 on Mon Jun 26 10:01:41 EDT 2017 Our work is evidenced from?Afghanistan, Cambodia, DRC, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Pakistan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen...
From @snap_shot_sue on Mon Jun 26 10:01:21 EDT 2017 RT @votevets: .@IvankaTrump why is your Daddy sending 4K more troops to Afghanistan for a job 100k troops couldn't solve?
From @StephenMonaco on Mon Jun 26 10:01:19 EDT 2017 Evidence, Not Ego, Must Drive Digital Transformation - On a hot and dusty day in Afghanistan, a group of men sa... https://t.co/ekSs5QX2kI
From @pseudo_ridicule on Mon Jun 26 10:01:19 EDT 2017 RT @afpfr: Les garçons volés d'Afghanistan: la vie d'après https://t.co/Eri8UcKA8W par @AnujChopra #AFP https://t.co/1aIkuK5HFs
From @SmQubadi on Mon Jun 26 10:01:14 EDT 2017 RT @USAIDAfghan: On June 19, planes airlifted 60 tons of asafoetida from Kabul to India to inaugurate President Ghani's Afghanistan-India A?
From @MilanowskiCarol on Mon Jun 26 10:01:11 EDT 2017 RT @votevets: .@IvankaTrump why is your Daddy sending 4K more troops to Afghanistan for a job 100k troops couldn't solve?