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Kabul Afghanistan, Kabul is the largest city and the capital of Afghanistan with a estimated population of four million (4.000.000) people.
There are several different ethnicities living in Kabul city from all over the country such as Tajiks, Pashtuns, Hazaras, Uzbeks, Turkmens, Pashaye, and Noristanies. It is mostly dominated by Tajiks and the spoken language of the capital is predominantly Dari (Persian).
Kabul city is an economical and cultural center, situated around 5,900 feet (1,800 m) above sea level in a narrow valley, between the Hindu Kush Mountains along the Kabul River. Kabul city is linked with Ghazni, Kandahar. Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif. cities through a long circular highway that stretches across the country. It is also linked by highways with Pakistan to the East and Southeast and Tajikistan to the north of the country.
According to the historians, Kabul Province has a history of over 3,000 years. Many empires have long fought over the city for its strategic location along the trade routes of Southern and Central Asia. In 1504, Babur the founder of Mughul dynasty captured the city and used it as the headquarter until 1526, before his conquest of India. Later in 1776, Timur Shah Durrani announced the city as the capital of modern Afghanistan.
The city of Kabul is one of the 15 districts of the Kabul province, and it is divided into 18 sectors, which each sector covers several neighborhoods of the city. The numbers of sectors in the city were increased from 11 to 18 sectors in 2005 after the establishment of Afghan government.
Kabul Afghanistan has two independent councils or administrations at once known as Prefecture and Municipality. The Prefect who is the governor of the province, is appointed by the Ministry of Interior, and is responsible for the administrative and formal issues of the entire province. The Mayor of kabol city is selected by the President of Afghanistan, who engages in the city's planning and environmental issues.
Moreover, the police and security forces belong to the prefecture and ministry of Interior. The chief of police is selected by the ministry of Interior and is responsible for law enforcement and security of the city.
The capital of Afghanistan kabul has a semi-arid climate weather with a hot summer which lasts from June to August. During the summer the temperature rise to 48C with very low humidity. The autumn months of September, October and November have moderate temperatures and low humidity with a little dusty wind. Winters are cold, harsh, snowy,starts from December to March. Spring in Kabul starts in late March and it is the rainy part of the year.
There are a number of post offices throughout Kabul Afghanistan including the city post office and the other private post office couriers such as: FedEx, TNT N.V. DHL and others.
After establishment of the new government in 2002, all public schools in the capital reopened. Now, both boys and girls go to school from first to twelfth grade(class) and then to Universities.
The city's colleges and universities were also renovated in 2002. Some of them were recently developed while the others existed since the early 1900s.
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