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Afghanistan
(2,794 words)

Dê Afghānistān Islāmī Jumhūrīyat (The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

38,055,000

Area

650,000 sq. km (250,000 sq. mi)

Population density

58/sq. km (150/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.44% (per 1,000: births 29, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

41%

Urban dwellers

26% (3.34% p.a.)

Largest cities

Kabul 4,222,000; Herat 606,000; Mazar-e Sharif 533,000; Kandahar 498,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian…

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“Afghanistan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02AFG>
First published online: 2020



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