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Location in Afghanistan
Country  Afghanistan
Province Khost Province
District Khost District
Population (2006)
 • Total 160,214
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Khost or Khowst (Pashto: and Persian: خوست) is a city in eastern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Khost Province. There are about 160,000 people in the city. Khost is located about 150 kilometers south of Kabul.

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