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Country Profile

Population (2014): 31.8 million
Capital: Kabul
Area: 652,230 sq km
Main Languages: Afghan Persian or Dari (official), Pashto (official), Turkic languages
Religions: Sunni Muslim 80%, Shia Muslim 19%, other 1%
Currency: Afghani (AFN)
GDP (2013): US$20.65 billion
GDP per capita (2013): US$1,100
GDP growth (2013): 3.1%
GDP contribution by sector (2011): Agriculture 20%, Industry 25.6%, Services 54.4%
Urban population (2011): 24%
Life Expectancy (2014): 50.49 years
International dialling code: (+93)