Facts and Statistics

Location: Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran
Capital: Kabul
Official languages Pashto, Dari
Ethnic groups Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, and others
Religion Islam
Government Unitary presidential Islamic republic
    President Ashraf Ghani
    Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah
Population 34,656,032 (2016)
Currency Afghani (Afs) (AFN)
Time zone UTC+4:30 (Solar Calendar)
Drives on the right
Calling code +93
Internet TLD .af افغانستان.
Climate: Arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers