KABUL (Kābol), city in eastern Afghanistan (lat 34°31′00″ N, long 69°11′00″ E), also the name of its province and a river (see KABUL RIVER). The city is the political capital of Afghanistan and has for more than two centuries been its major city.
i. Geography of the province.
Originally Published: December 15, 2009
Last Updated: April 19, 2012
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