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Official NameThe Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Country Meaning(Land of the Afghans)
MottoThere is no god but God; Muhammad is the messenger of God. (Official)
AnthemMillī Surūd (National Anthem)
Population32,890,171 (0.42% of the world)
LanguagesAfghan Persian or Dari (official) 78% (Dari functions as the lingua franca), Pashto (official) 50%, Uzbek 10%, English 5%, Turkmen 2%, Urdu 2%, Pashayi 1%, Nuristani 1%, Arabic 1%, Balochi 1%, other <1% (2017 est.)
Alpha Code »AF / AFG
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Afghan afghani (؋ AFN)
Central Bank »Da Afghanistan Bank
Calling Codes+93
Area Total Area: 652,230 km2 (251,830 sq mi)
Land: 652,230 km2 (251,830 sq mi)
Water: 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
RegionSouthern Asia
Lat/Long33.9391100, 67.7099530
Timezone1 timezone(s)