Kabul, capital of Afghanistan(noun)
the capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan
The capital of Afghanistan.
Kabul, also spelled Cabool, Caubul, Kabol, or Cabul, mostly in historical contexts, is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan. It is also the capital of Kabul Province, located in the eastern section of Afghanistan. According to a 2012 estimate, the population of the city is 3,289,000. Kabul is the 64th largest and the 5th fastest growing city in the world. The city serves as the nation's cultural and learning centre, situated 1,791 metres above sea level in a narrow valley, wedged between the Hindu Kush mountains along the Kabul River. It is linked with Kandahar, Herat and Mazar-e Sharif via the circular Highway 1 that stretches across Afghanistan. It is also the start of the main road to Jalalabad and further to Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Kabul International Airport is located about 16 kilometres from the center of the city, next to the Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhood. Bagram Airfield is about 25 miles northeast of Kabul. Kabul's main products include fresh and dried fruit, nuts, beverages, Afghan rugs, leather and sheep skin products, furniture, antique replicas, and domestic clothes. The wars since 1978 have limited the city's economic productivity but after the establishment of the Karzai administration in late 2001 some progress has been made.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
on the Kabul River, at the foot of the Takht-i-Shah Hills, 650 m. NW. of Delhi, is the capital of Afghanistan, an ancient, mud-built city, but progressing; noted for its fruit and trading in carpets, camel-hair cloth, and skins; the town was taken by General Pollok 1842, avenging the death of Burnes and Macnaughten, and by General Roberts in 1879, avenging the murder of Cavagnari.
The numerical value of kabul in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of kabul in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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It's an effort towards moderate Islam, you can't deliver the same message here as in Kabul or Mali.
A suicide bomber was trying to enter Kabul with the intention of detonating explosives in a crowded part of the city, he was being followed by police.
On every single street corner in Kabul you will find stray dogs, to be able to get that animal home to them, it closes the loop. ... They don't want to just abandon that animal.
We have provided forward intelligence and close protection for leaders of government and former presidents, prime ministers, sheiks and rulers, we have trained Cambodian special forces in their border conflict with Thailand, and American and NATO forces in Iraq and NATO in Kabul.
Pakistan's bottom line is strong political representation in the Kabul government, there is also a concern for the long-term solidity of this representation __ maybe embedding some form of permanent power for clerics in the constitution or some de facto Taliban-controlled paramilitary force.
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