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Visa Information for Afghanistan

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Name: Islamic State of Afghanistan

Location: Southwest Asia; northwest part of the Indian subcontinent.

Time: IST (-) 1 hr.

Capital: Kabul

Language: 50% people speak Afghan Persian or Dari (official), 35% people speak Pashto, 11% people speak Turkic, 30 minor languages (mainly Balochi and Pashai) 4% people speak bilingualism

Area: 652,225 sq km (251,773 sq miles)

Population: 31,108,077 (July 2013 EST)

National Day: 18 Aug (Independence Day)

Currency: Afghan Afghanis (AFN) 1 = INR 1.09.

Climate: The country has three main land regions, which include Northern Plains, Central Highlands, and South-Western Lowlands. In the Northern Plains, average temperature reaches up to 3 °C in January and about 32 °C in July. In the Central Highlands, average temperature reaches up to -4 °C in January and about 24 °C in July. In the lowlands of Afghanistan, average temperature is about 2 °C in January and about 29 °C in July. Winter months are cold and summer months are hot.

Holidays: YEAR 2014 - 13th January: Roze-Maulud (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), 15th February: Liberation Day, 21st March: Nowruz (Persian New Year), 18th April: Liberation Day, 28th April: Revolution Day; Loss of the Muslim Nation, 1st May: Labor Day, 28th July: Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), 19th August: National Day, 4th October: Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), 3rd November: Ashura (Martyrdom of Imam Hussein).

Airline Name: Ariana Afghan Airlines FG

International Airports: Kabul (KBL)

Read on to this section to find-out about details of the nearest embassy of country or consulate of the country you want to visit. Apart from the office details, this section also includes the contact information and timings (for the visits).

New Delhi

Name:Embassy of the Islamic State of Afghanistan

Address:5/50-F, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri

City:New Delhi - 110 021


Telephone:2410 0412, 2688 3601, 2688 3602, 2687 5686

Fax:2687 5439, 2467 0486

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0930 to 1600 hrs

Visa Timings:0900 to 1200 hrs

Email:info@afghanembassy.in , delhi@afghanistan-mfa.net , afghanconsul@indiatimes.com

Territory Jurisdiction:Visa is handled for J&K, Punjab, H.P. Haryana, Rajasthan, Utter Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and North Eastern States

Collection Timings:1500 to 1600 hrs


Name:Consulate of Afghanistan

Address:115, Walkeshwar Road

City:Mumbai - 400 006


Telephone:2363 3777, 2369 2328, 2369 2828

Fax:2363 5437

Timings:Mon to Fri

Office Timings:0930 to 1500 hrs

Visa Timings:1000 to 1300 hrs


Territory Jurisdiction:Visa is handled for Gujrat, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, A.P., Oriasa, Karnataka, Daman, Diu and Goa.

Collection Timings:0900 to 1300 hrs

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