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Khost

city in Khost Province, Afghanistan

Khost (Pashto: خوست‎) is a city in eastern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Khost Province. There are about 160,000 people in the city. Khost is located about 150 kilometers south of Kabul.

Khost

خوست
City
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View in Khost, Afghanistan
Khost is located in Afghanistan
Khost
Khost
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°19′59″N 69°55′01″E / 33.33306°N 69.91694°E / 33.33306; 69.91694Coordinates: 33°19′59″N 69°55′01″E / 33.33306°N 69.91694°E / 33.33306; 69.91694
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceKhost Province
DistrictKhost District
Elevation
1,225 m (4,019 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • City160,214
 • Urban
106,083 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The State of Afghan Cities report2015". Archived from the original on 2015-10-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Khost", The National Area-Based Development Program (NABDP), Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development