Where is Afghanistan?

Afghanistan is located in the South Asia region at latitude 33.93911 and longitude 67.709953 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 33° 56' 20.80'' N
  • 67° 42' 35.83'' E

You can see the location of Afghanistan on the world map below:

Afghanistan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Afghanistan are:

  • China
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
Flag pin pointing out the location of Afghanistan on the Asia map

Afghanistan Related Content

Afghanistan Key Facts

Indicator Afghanistan
Coordinates 33.93911, 67.709953
Country code alpha-2 AF
Country code alpha-3 AFG
Int. Phone Prefix +93
Capital city Kabul
Continent Asia
World Bank Region South Asia
Country area in sq km 652,230
Population 2021 39,835,428
Median Age 16.7
Life expectancy 62
World Bank income group Low income
Major languages Afghan Persian or Dari (official) 77% (Dari functions as the lingua franca), Pashto (official) 48%, Uzbek 11%, English 6%, Turkmen 3%, Urdu 3%, Pashayi 1%, Nuristani 1%, Arabic 1%, Balochi 1% (2017 est.)
Currency Afghanistan Afghani (AFN)
GDP in 2020 20.1 billion
GDP per capita in 2020 $517
UTC/GMT Time UTC+04:30 Number of time zones: 1
Internet TLD .af
Biggest Airport Hamid Karzai International Airport (KBL)
Average temperature (in Celsius) 12.6
Administrative Divisions 34 provinces