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Presentation of Afghanistan : Geography

Country's official name :
Population of :
Kabul (4,434,600) ; Herat (574,300) ; Kandahar (523,300) ; Mazar-i-Sharif (484,500) ; Jalalabad (271,900) ; Kunduz (189,300) ; Pul-e Khumri (123,700) ; Maymana (96,000) ; Sheberghan (93,600) ; Lashkargah (89,300)
652,860 km²
Type of Climate :
Most of Afghanistan has a subarctic mountain climate, with cold and dry winters, and hot and sunny summers. The climate in the south of the country is arid or semiarid. The country has four distinct seasons (winter, spring, summer, autumn). Summer temperatures can rise to 50⁰C (122⁰F), especially in the south, while winter temperatures can be as low as -25⁰C (-13⁰F). The mountainous landscape of the country causes significant temperature variations amongst regions but also between day and night. The mountainous region in the north receives extensive snowfall and some parts remain isolated from the rest of the world for as much as four months.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
Official Language:
Dari (Afghan Persian) and Pashto.
Other Languages Spoken:
Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen), and 30 other minor languages which primarily include Balochi and Pashai.
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