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___ Map/Satellite View of Kabul (کابل Kābul)
Satellite view is showing Kabul, largest city and the national capital of Afghanistan, located in a narrow valley along the Kabul River, overlooked by the Asmai and Sherdawaza mountain ranges, in the east-central part of the country. Kabul is an old city with a history of more than 3000 years. The city was for centuries a way-station and a major trading center at the trade routes between South and Central Asia.
Image: Daniel Wilkinson
Today Kabul has a population of about 3.7 million inhabitants (in 2016). Kabul's population is mainly Dari speaking (local form of Persian).
Some points of interest in the city are:
Bala Hissar, an ancient fortress with a long bloody history, built in the 5th century, the fort is located on Kuh-e-Sherdarwaza hill. National Museum of Afghanistan (Kabul Museum), the museum's collection had been one of the most important in Central Asia, but with the start of the civil war in 1992, the museum was looted several times resulting in the loss of two-thirds of the 100,000 objects formerly on display. The Gardens of Babur (Bagh-e Babur), the historic park on the slopes of Kuh-e Sher Darwaza is also the last resting-place of the founder of the Mughal dynasty, first Mughal emperor Babur (Ziihir ad-Din Muhammad Biibur (1483-1530)). The Bagh-e Babur is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kabul Zoo, formerly the home of Marjan the lion, the zoo’s most popular animal, known for eating a Mujahideen fighter.
The map shows a city map of Kabul and the location of Kabul Airport (IATA code: KBL) situated in a distance of 16 km (9 miles) north of the city center.
Just zoom in (+) to see the Presidential Palace, the Arg, the citadel serves as the office of Afghan's President.
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Wednsday-October-18 00:51Afghanistan Time Zone (AFT): UTC/GMT +4:30 hours
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|Google Maps: Map/Satellite View of the City of Kabul, Afghanistan.
City Coordinates: 34°31′59″N 69°09′58″E
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