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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 🌀️ 0.10 °C in Afghanistan with a rainfall of 🌧 39.99 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.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~0.10 Β°C Β  🌧 ~39.99 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 28M people
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel
The US Government has issued a security alert advising citizens to avoid travelling to the Serena Hotel and the surrounding vicinity because of security threats at the Serena Hotel. If you’re at or near the Serena Hotel you should leave immediately. Travel throughout Afghanistan is extremely dangerous. Violent incidents could occur across the country. Some land borders are closed to travellers seeking to cross from Afghanistan and some border crossing points that are open are at risk of terrorist attack. Border crossing points may be closed by authorities without notice, especially when crowds gather or where there are concerns of an increased risk of attack. Take all extra precautions for your safety. Stay in a safe place. Make contingency plans to leave when it’s safe to do so. in Afghanistan need to carefully consider the risks should you attempt to leave by any route. The Australian Government can't offer advice on the safety of travelling to any alternative departure point. Any travel options you pursue are taken at your own risk. You’re responsible for your own safety and that of your family. The situation in Afghanistan remains highly volatile. There continues to be an ongoing and very high threat of terrorist attack throughout Afghanistan, particularly around Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport. The risk of further attack remains high. We advise against all travel to and around Afghanistan. Our ability to provide consular assistance to Australians in Afghanistan is severely limited. Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate families should register with DFAT: https://covid19.dfat.gov.au. Keep your registration up to date to ensure we are aware of your current situation, including your interest in departing Afghanistan. Those who have registered will receive important updates on available consular services. Australians in need of consular assistance should contact the Australian Government 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 in Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 outside Australia. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Afghanistan due toΒ the extremely dangerous security situation and the very high threat of terrorist attack.
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Weather

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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.
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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
Useful Information
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