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Afghanistan

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

 

 

 

AREA

 

652,230 sq.km. (41st)

POPULATION

 

31,822,848 (July 2014) (41st)

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:             64.2 %

25 – 64yrs:           33.3 %

65yrs and over: 2.5 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

50.49 yrs

 

Youth Development Index  

162/170 (Low)

 

National

G.D.P

 

$20.65 billion (2013 est.) (101st)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$1,100 (2013 est.) (251st)

 

 

Currency

 

afghanis (AFA)

 

 

Economic

Drivers

 

opium, fruits and nuts, handwoven carpets, wool, cotton, hides and pelts, precious and semi-precious gems, textiles, soap, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, apparel, food products, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water, natural gas, coal, copper

Official

Languages

 

Afghan Persian or Dari, Pashto

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%, 30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%, much bilingualism, but Dari functions as the lingua franca

note: the Turkic languages Uzbek and Turkmen, as well as Balochi, Pashai, Nuristani, and Pamiri are the third official languages in areas where the majority speaks them

Climatic

Zone

 

arid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers

 

 

Religious

Expression

 

Muslim (official) 76.7%, Christian 17.3%, other and unspecified 5.9%

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

N/A

 

Airports

 

 

Kabul International Airport

Mazar-e Sharif International Airport

Kandahar International Airport

Ghazni Airpor

Jalalabad Airport

Bamyan Airport

Chaghcharan Airport

 

 

 

Airstrips

 

Andarab Airstrips
Dasht-e Kilagai Airstrips
Herat Airstrips
Jalalabad Airstrips

Kabul Airstrips
Khost Airstrips
Kulab Airstrips
Mazar-e Sharif Airstrips

Panjsher Valley Airstrips
Peshawar Airstrips
Salang Airstrips
Sher Khan Bandar Airstrips

Shindand Airstrips
Taleqan Airstrips

 

 

Road Network

 

 

23,133 km

Rail Network No Data
Corruption

Rating

175/177
Security

Rating

48% (Highly Dangerous Business Environment)

 

 

 

 

 


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