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ISO Country alpha-3-code AFG
Date of Entry in UN 19/11/1946
ISO Currency Code AFN
ISO Country alpha-2-code AF

English
  • the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan country
  • Afghanistan country short
Remark
(1) The formal name was adopted in November 2004 as per the letter of 9 November 2004 from the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations.
(2) The formal name was previously changed from "Afghanistan" to "Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan" per letter from the Permanent Mission 9 March 2004.
(3) Between 7 October 2002 and 2 January 2003 a new afghani [monetary unit] was introduced with the ISO code AFN. The first afghani (ISO code: AFA) was introduced in 1925 replacing the rupee. In addition to being subdivided into 100 pul 20 afghani were equal to the amani.
(4) Currency in Pashto/Persian: افغانۍ
Inhabitant Adjective Afghan Capital City Kabul Capital Inhabitants Languages Pashto, Dari, (Persian) Monetary Unit afghani Monetary Unit Plural afghanis Currency Designation Currency Symbol Af Fractional Unit pul(s)

French
  • la République islamique d'Afghanistan country
  • Afghanistan (l') country short
Remark
Le nom "République islamique d'Afghanistan" a remplacé "État transitoire islamique d'Afghanistan" le 9 novembre 2004. [La variante initialement retenue à l'ONU (début mars 2004) "État islamique transitionnel d'Afghanistan" avait été écartée en avril 2004 pour s'aligner sur l'usage adopté (fin mars 2004) par la Commission de terminologie du Ministère des affaires étrangères (France)]. Variante (langue): pachtou.
Inhabitant Afghan Adjective afghan Capital City Kaboul Capital Inhabitants Kabouli(-e, -s) Kaboulien Languages pachto, dari (persan) Monetary Unit afghani [m.] Monetary Unit Plural afghanis Currency Designation Currency Symbol Af Fractional Unit pul(s)

Spanish
  • la República Islámica del Afganistán country
  • Afganistán (el) country short
Inhabitant afgano Adjective afgano Capital City Kabul Capital Inhabitants Languages pastún, darí, (persa, afgano) Monetary Unit afgani [m.] Monetary Unit Plural afganis Currency Designation Currency Symbol Af Fractional Unit pul(s)

Russian
  • Исламская Республика Афганистан country
  • Афганистан country short
Inhabitant афганец / афганка Adjective афганский, афганистанский Capital City Кабул Capital Inhabitants кабульцы Languages пушту, дари Monetary Unit афгани Monetary Unit Plural афгани Currency Designation Currency Symbol Af Fractional Unit пул(-ы)

Chinese
  • 阿富汗伊斯兰共和国 country
  • 阿富汗 country short
Inhabitant 阿富汗人 Adjective 阿富汗的 Capital City 喀布尔 Capital Inhabitants Languages 普什图语、达里语 Monetary Unit 阿富汗尼 Monetary Unit Plural Currency Designation Currency Symbol Af Fractional Unit 普尔

Arabic
  • جمهورية أفغانستان الإسلامية country
  • أفغانستان country short
Inhabitant أفغاني Adjective أفغاني Capital City كابول Capital Inhabitants Languages الباشتو, والدارية, (الفارسية) Monetary Unit أفغاني Monetary Unit Plural أفغاني Currency Designation Currency Symbol AFN Fractional Unit بول (بولات)
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