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Asadabad

اسدآباد

Chagha Saray
US soldiers in Asadabad (August 2009)
US soldiers in Asadabad (August 2009)
Nickname(s): 
Abad - US soldiers use it referencing Asadabad and nearby FOB
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Coordinates: 34°52′27″N 71°9′10″E / 34.87417°N 71.15278°E / 34.87417; 71.15278Coordinates: 34°52′27″N 71°9′10″E / 34.87417°N 71.15278°E / 34.87417; 71.15278
Country  Afghanistan
Province Kunar Province
District Asadabad District
Government
 • Type Islamic republic
Elevation
827 m (2,713 ft)
Population
 • Total 48,400
Time zone + 4.30

Asadabad or Asad Abad (Dari: اسدآباد - Asadābād) is the capital city of Kunar Province in Afghanistan. It is in the eastern part of the country next to Pakistan. There are a lot of mountains around Asadabad.

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