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Afghanistan international travel guide in 2023

Landscape view of Afghanistan

Afghanistan ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ซ

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Afghanistan is part of Asia with main city at Kabul. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 2.24 ยฐC in Afghanistan with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 25.64 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.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~2.24 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~25.64 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 28M people

Afghanistan Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for Afghanistan. We continue to advise do not travel to Afghanistan. There's an ongoing and very high threat of terrorist attacks throughout Afghanistan, including in Kabul. Terrorists continue to target foreigners, NGOs and humanitarian operations. Foreign nationals, including , also face a serious threat of kidnapping or detention. There are no Australian consular officials present in Afghanistan, and our ability to provide consular assistance to Australians in Afghanistan is severely limited. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Afghanistan due toย the extremely dangerous security situation and the very high threat of terrorist attack.
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Afghanistan Weather

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Afghanistan Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

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

Money in Afghanistan

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

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๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“ฑ 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.

๐Ÿ“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 in Afghanistan

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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