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Kabul is the largest and capital city of Afghanistan. It is situated in the eastern portion of Afghanistan and it is the 64th largest and 5th rapidly growing city in the world. The name of Kabul taken from 'Kubha' is the name of a river. According to the 2011 official estimates, the population of Kabul metropolitan area was 3,900,000 people. It is a major economic and cultural center of the country, which is a very long time because of the Khyber Pass, in the mountains between Afghanistan and Pakistan were among the strategic importance of its proximity to a major pass. Kabul exports fresh and dried fruits, nuts, Afghan rugs, leather and sheep skin products, domestic clothes and furniture as well as the ancient replicas of the most beautiful of Kabul. Tajiks of Kabul the dominant population group and Pashtuns are an important minority in Kabul. Kabul University established in 1932, it is country's most important institute of higher education but its closure in 1992 due to the war. Currently, some of the students back to the university and is partially open. University is usually much need for reconstruction work. The city was under the control of the Taliban regime in 1996 and ended in 2001. The role of the UN and the world community is important in transport an equable government in Kabul.

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      Kabul Demographics
Kabul City Total Population is 3,289,000

      Kabul Education
They were shut down or lost during fighting in the period of 1980 to the late 1990s and then again in 2002 began the city's public and private schools. Boys and girls are strongly inspired to attend, but many of the schools under the Karzai administration in Kabul but throughout the country in need. The Afghan Ministry of Education in the coming years so that education is contributed to the citizens of the country, there is plans to build more schools. There are number of famous schools in Kabul, including Habibia High School, Lycee Esteqlal, Amani High School, Aisha-i-Durani School and Rahman Baba High School. Kabul's colleges and universities were renovated after 2002, now there are number of colleges and universities and some of them have recently been advanced. Kabul University is one of the major higher educational institutes of the city, it is established in 1932.

      Kabul History
The city of Kabul is Afghanistan's Middle East Islamic Republic's capital city. Kabul is one of the principal capital cities in the world and also the history of Kabul is one of the ancient cities in the world for more than 3,000 years. Cain and Abel founded Legendarily Kabul have frequently fought over by all of the region's great empires and religions is an ancient city. In the later centuries, Indians in Kabul under the Kushan era, the city became a Buddhist at the time of the Hindu religion and the Arab expansion from the east at the end of the Muslim religion. Ghorids was the Kabul's first Afghan ruler in the 12th century. Genghis Khan was a whirlwind of violent crimes were also blown out by the time he reaches Kabul, and the city escaped the worst of the Mongol destruction. In 1504 it was chosen as its capital, winner of Babar (died in 1530) at the time of the recent history harks Kabul. Between 1504 and 1738, when it was occupation by Iran's nadir Shah, Kabul served as an important center of Mughal culture. After the death of Nadir Shah in 1747, the newly- accepted independent Afghan state was included in Kabul. In the year of 1776, the ancient center of the weight of Kabul Qandahar, Afghanistan's capital. In 1919, the British with Kabul the third war and finally the Kabul gained full independence from the British Crown. Especially the high school level in 1960 and 1970 of the education in Kabul, the University of Kabul established in 1932 will no longer be able to meet all the demand has increased so much faster. And get help with the Afghan government to expand the educational programs overseas. The city's population has increased by 3 million from 2001 to 2007. Now the city increased number of fields including manufacturing, textiles, processed food, chemicals and wood products.

      Kabul Tourism
Many tourist attractions are found in the city of Kabul. Tourism is the major economical sector in Kabul. Kabul's main tourist attractions are museums, gardens and mosques. Each year, a large number of visitors to the region come to Kabul to see the main tourist attractions. The major tourist attraction is the narrow, winding streets of the old part of Kabul with its many bazaars. Afghan National Museum is also Called Kabul Museum, which has more than 2,500 artifacts. Ivory and antiques from the early Buddhism, and Islam is the religion of the wealth. Statue of the Darul Aman Palace, Reformist King Amanullah Khan was built during 1920. Id Gah Mosque is the largest mosque in Kabul. The Minaret of Chakari was founded in the 1st or 2nd century A.D. Kabul Zoo located on the banks of the river Kabul Afghan fauna zoo opened in 1967 as the main focus of the year. The Afghan National Gallery is one of the most famous works of art in the National Gallery of Afghanistan.

      Kabul Transportation
The main gateway to Kabul in Afghanistan and it has the country's only international airport. That is 25 kilometers from the center of Kabul (16 mi) of the Kabul International Airport, the main airport of the country. Kabul Airport also has a military terminal and a section of the airport and the Afghan National Air Force use of the Armed Forces of the United States. A new international terminal was built by the government of Japan and began operation since 2008; it has launched the first of three terminals. The city of Kabul did't have any train service but the government of Mazar-i-Sharif, in Jalalabad-Torkham railways connected the city wants to establish. Long distance road journeys by private Mercedes-Benz coach buses or vans, trucks and cars made by different types. In many parts of the city's public bus service was established in 1960 to take passengers daily routes. Kabul bus system has recently been developed countries public transport "bus wrap" advertising from MTN similar to full bus advertising revenue has found a new source. Private vehicles like Toyota, Nissan, and other dealerships in the city of Kabul with the increase.

      Kabul Universities
Afghan University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan National Security University (AFNS), Kabul, Afghanistan
American University of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
Bakhtar University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Computer Based Training Institute, Kabul, Afghanistan
Dawat University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Dunya Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Ibne-sina Institure of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kaboora Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul Education University of Rabbani, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul Health Sciences Institute, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul Medical University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kabul University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kardan University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Karwan University, Kabul, Afghanistan
Kateb Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Khana-e-Noor Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Maiwand Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Mariam Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
National Military Academy of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
Peshgam Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Polytechnical University of Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan
Rana Institute of Higher Education, Kabul, Afghanistan
Salam University, Kabul, Afghanistan

      Kabul Tourist Attractions
Kabul Bala Hisar
ARG Citadel
Kabul Zoo
Abdur Rahman Mausoleum
Mausoleum of Timur Shah
Mausoleum of Nadir Shah
Id Gah Mosque
Shah-Do-Shamshira Mosque
Pul-e Khishti Mosque
Sherpur Mosque

      Kabul Museums
OMAR Mine Museum
Kabul National Museum

      Kabul Parks
Chaman-e-Hozori Park
Gardens of Babur
Paghman Gardens
Shar-e Naw Park

      Kabul Religious
Kabul City Tajiks Population is 45%
Kabul City Hazaras Population is 25%
Kabul City Pashtuns Population is 25%
Kabul City Uzbeks Population is 2%
Kabul City Baloch Population is 1%
Kabul City Turkmen Population is 1%
Kabul City Hindu Population is 1%

      Kabul Government
The city's mayor, who participates in planning and environmental work, will be selected by the President of Afghanistan. The "Kabul government" is Afghanistan term that is used to describe the current government. It is not a national government, but the rest of the country can only be controlled by the Taliban and local warlords, the capital and the immediate surrounding areas of the controls.

      Kabul Geography
Kabul is the Afghanistan's capital and the largest city. It's just south of the high range of the Hindu religion, Hindu Kush, Kabul River in east-central Afghanistan. The city was in a valley surrounded by high mountains Crossroads South and East-West trade routes to its strategic location are occupied. The climate is arid to semi-arid steppe climate in Kabul. Due to the high temperatures in the city, compared to Southwest Asia is very good. The city has relief from the summer heat with very low humidity.

      Kabul Economy
There are number of banks almost 16 licensed banks in Kabul. Tourism is a major economic industry in Kabul there is number of tourist attractions. The city has public roads, internal streets, and common areas, parking areas, 24 hours perimeter security, access control for vehicles and persons professional supervision for the daily maintenance. Western Union offices are also establish in many areas overall the city. Indoor shopping centers have opened in the past decade. There are number of hotels, restaurants, industries and parks.

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