Country codes Afghanistan

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

AF

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

AFG

Internet TLD

.af

Phone calling code

93

Large airports

N/A

Medium airports

8

Small airports

27

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

35

Largest airports in Afghanistan

There are no large airports in Afghanistan.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality

Airport codes in Afghanistan

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
OAIX OAI Bagram Air Base Medium airport Bagram
OAKB KBL Hamid Karzai International Airport Medium airport Kabul
OAHR HEA Herat Airport Medium airport Guzara District
OAJL JAA Jalalabad Airport Medium airport Jalalabad
OAKN KDH Kandahar Airport Medium airport Kandahar
OAUZ UND Kunduz Airport Medium airport Kunduz
OAMN MMZ Maymana Airport Medium airport Maymana
OAMS MZR Mazar I Sharif Airport Medium airport Mazar-i-Sharif

About Afghanistan

Afghanistan (native name: افغانستان) is a country located in Southern Asia. In total, the population of the country reaches 27.7 million inhabitants. Its capital is Kabul.

The international country code of Afghanistan is AF or AFG. Neighbouring countries are Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China.

The common languages in Afghanistan are Pashto(پښتو), Uzbek(Oʻzbek) and Turkmen(Türkmen).
The only officially used currency is Afghan afghani. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the Afghan afghani with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 0 large, 8 medium and about 27 small airports in Afghanistan.

Travel to Afghanistan

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Afghanistan

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in some areas. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever does not occur in this country. However, vaccination is required if you are traveling from a country with the risk of yellow fever
  • Tyfoid
    Vaccination is recommended if you are staying 2 weeks or longer in this country
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Afghanistan is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between -2.9°C (January) and 23.8°C (July).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
119
Ambulance
112
Fire departmemt
119

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Car rental

Rent a car in Afghanistan

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Afghanistan.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Afghanistan quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Afghanistan

Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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