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Afghanistan

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Afghan afghani
Country name: 
Afghanistan
Capital: 
Kabul
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
August 19, 1919
Independent from: 
from UK control over Afghan foreign affairs
Total area: 
652,230
Land area: 
652,230
Population: 
31,108,077
Population note: 
31,108,077 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Dari (Afghan Persian) & Pashto
All languages: 
Afghan Persian or Dari (official) 50%, Pashto (official) 35%, Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%, 30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%, much bilingualism, but Dari functions as the lingua franca note: the Turkic languages Uzbek and Turkmen, as well as Balochi, Pashai, Nuristani, and Pamiri are the third official languages in areas where the majority speaks them
Time zone: 
UTC+04:30
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+93
Domain: 
.af