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Afghanistan international travel guide

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Afghanistan is part of Asia with main city at Kabul. It's usually 🌀️ 23.82 °C in Afghanistan with a rainfall of 🌧 8.98 mm. Internet speed in Afghanistan is on average 1.1 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 28M people. The main currency is Afghani. The languages spoken are Pashto, Uzbek and Turkmen. Automatic teller machines are rare in Afghanistan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

You're required to present a negative COVID-19 certificate, issued by a government approved laboratory, to enter and exit Afghanistan. Contact your airline or travel agent for further details. International flights are operating to and from Kabul. Be aware that flights can be postponed or cancelled at short notice. If you’re in Afghanistan despite our advice, be alert and follow the advice of local authorities. The serious and ongoing threats of kidnapping and the volatile security environment have not changed. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to: the extremely dangerous security situation and the very high threat of terrorist attack due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: December 15, 2020

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Afghanistan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Pashto, Uzbek and Turkmen

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Afghanistan uses the Afghan afghani (symbol: ?), code AFN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 afghanis. Afghani is subdivided into 100 puls. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 afghanis.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Afghanistan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Afghanistan is on average 1.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Afghanistan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 897.53 AFN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 5 telecoms: Afghan Wireless, Etisalat, MTN Group, ROSHAN or Salaam. Afghanistan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Afghanistan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Afghanistan, dial +, then 93 (the country code for Afghanistan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Afghanistan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 23 .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

911

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

Last updated: August 1, 2021

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