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- 647,500 km²
- 31,056,997 (2006 estimate)
- Afghan Persian (Dari) - 50%, Pashtu - 35%, Turkic languages (mainly Uzbek and Turkmen) - 11%, Balochi, Pashai, and others - 4%.
- Sunni Muslim - 80%, Shiite Muslim - 19%, others - 1%.
- Ethnic Group(s):
- Pashtun - 42%, Tajik - 27%, Uzbek - 9%, Hazara - 9%, others - 13%.