Kabul
کابل
City center of Kabul
City center of Kabul
Coordinates:
Country Afghanistan
Province Kabul Province
Population (2008)
 • Metro 2,850,000
Kabul TV Hill view
Kabul

Kabul is the capital and the largest city in Afghanistan.

According to a 2012 estimate, the population of the city was around 3,289,000. Ths includes Tajiks, Pashtuns, Hazaras and smaller numbers of Afghans belonging to other ethnic groups. It is the 64th largest and the 5th fastest growing city in the world.

It is 1,800 meters, or 5,900 feet above-sea-level. Kabul is over 3,500 years old.

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