There are a number of cities in the nation of Afghanistan. As much as we would like to tackle each one of those cities, our list of cities in Afghanistan would like to focus on the largest and most famous ones.

There are actually twelve areas encompassing the list of cities in Afghanistan. Our discussion will merely cover five cities. However, we would like to mention all twelve areas that are included in the list of cities in Afghanistan. These cities are Sari Pul, Ghazni, Sheberghan, Khost, Puli Khumri, Talugan, Lashkar Gah, Jalalabad, Kunduz, Mazari Sharif, Herat, Kandahar, and Kabul.

We would like to discuss first Kabul, the last one mentioned in the list of cities in Afghanistan. Kabul is actually the biggest city of Afghanistan and is, of course, considered as the nation’s capital. The population is estimated to be more than two million five hundred thousand in Kabul alone. This city is actually situated in Greater Kabul. If the population of the entire Kabul is to be asked, it would probably reach an approximate of three million residents.

Kandahar is also included in the list of cities in Afghanistan and is considered as the second biggest city, next to Kabul. In 2006, its population was estimated to reach three hundred twenty four thousand eight hundred. Kandahar is situated in the south side of Afghanistan, wherein the Arghandab River is in sight.

Another area encompassing the list of cities in Afghanistan is the city of Herat. Herat has a population of three hundred ninety seven thousand four hundred fifty six, as reported in 2006, and is located in the Hari River’s valley. Herat is known for its historic buildings such as the citadel which was built by Alexander the Great.

Another city in Afghanistan is the city of Mazari Sharif, which is the capital of the province of Balkh. In 2006, the estimated population of Mazari Sharif was three hundred thousand six hundred. In the center of Mazari Sharif, there is a mosque and sanctuary called the Shrine of Hazrat Ali. Others call it the Blue Mosque. In English, Mazari Sharif means Noble Shrine.

Kunduz is another city that is definitely included in the list of cities in Afghanistan. Kunduz may also be spelled as Qhunduz and is found in the northern part of the country. In 2002, the population was estimated to be ninety five thousand. Such number of population may already be considered notable as its population in 1979 was reported to be fifty three thousand two hundred fifty one only.

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