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Afghanistan

 

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 Afghanistan
All information: Afghanistan
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:652,860 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:34,656,000 323,128,000
Official language:Pashto English

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Politik

Government form:Presidential islamic republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1919 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Kabul Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:53.1 32.9
Life expectancy males:62.0 years 76.4 years
Life expectancy females:64.6 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:33.98 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.92 ‰ 8.20 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.90 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:29 74
Civil rights:2 99
Health:8 70
Security:28 67
Climate:63 65
Cost of Living:33 33
Popularity:47 92


Economy

Currency: Afghani (1 AFN = 100 Puls) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.5 % 4.9 %
Inflation rate:2.17 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:71.40 % 43.80 %
Average income:513 € 50,288 €
corruption index:15 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:17,234 Mio €0.50 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:17,685 Mio €0.51 M € 16,249,732 M €50.29 M €
Exported goods:957 M €0.03 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:6,512 M €0.19 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:42,150 km1.22 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Waterways:1,200 km0.03 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Airports:520.002 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:4.74 bn kWh136,801.58 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:1.03 bn kWh29,836.08 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:3.78 bn kWh109,043.07 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:9.81 m t283.05 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+93 +1
Internet domain:.af .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:114,1923 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:21,602,982623 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:2230 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:3,672,058106 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Afghanistan and United States

Daytime temperatures:24.5 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:10.5 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:51 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:7 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:42 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.6 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Pashto:52.4 % n/a
Dari:32.1 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Uzbek:8.8 % n/a
Turkmenian:1.9 % n/a
Balochi:0.9 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.9 % 3.0 %


Religions

Islam:99.0 % 0.6 %
Christianity:n/a 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:1.0 % 18.5 %