Facts and Statistics of Afghanistan for Work Study and Travel

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  • Afghanistan
    Capital: Kabul
  • Time Zone - D† (UTC+4:30)
  • Country Code - AF
  • Calling Code - +93
  • Currency - Afghani
  • Total Population - 31,108,077
  • Area - 652,230
  • Internet TLD - .af
  • Electricity - 220V 50Hz
  • Weight and Measures - Metric
  • Language Used - Pashto
  • GDP - $33.740 billion
  • Religion - Islam
  • Government - Islamic Republic
Education System

Education in Afghanistan includes K-12 and Higher education, which is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is going through a nationwide rebuilding process, and despite setbacks, institutions are established all across the country. By 2013 there were 10.5 million students attending schools in Afghanistan, a country which has around 27.5 million people living in it

Food and Cuisine

Afghan cuisine is largely based upon the nation's chief crops, such as wheat, maize, barley and rice. Accompanying these staples are native fruits and vegetables (including nuts) as well as dairy products such as milk, yogurt and whey. Kabuli Palaw is the national dish of Afghanistan.The nation's culinary specialties reflect its ethnic and geographic diversity. Afghan food is prepared Halal according to Islamic dietary laws. Afghanistan is known for its high quality pomegranates, grapes and sweet football-shaped melons.

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