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  • President:Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
  • Vice President:Amrullah Saleh
  • Capital city:Kabul
  • Languages:Afghan Persian or Dari (official) 50%, Pashto (official) 35%, Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%, 30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%, much bilingualism, but Dari functions as the lingua franca note: the Turkic languages Uzbek and Turkmen, as well as Balochi, Pashai, Nuristani, and Pamiri are the third official languages in areas where the majority speaks them
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:37,172,386 (2018)
  • Area:652,860
  • GDP, bln. current US$:19
  • Health expenditure, % of GDP:11.8 (2017)
  • GDP per capita, current US$:521
  • Health Expenditure / capita, US$:67
  • Life expectancy:64.5 (2018)
  • Under 5 deaths / 1000 live births:62 (2018)
  • OoP health expenditure, %THE:75.5 (2017)

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