East Afghanistan GuideThis section covers the Eastern portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabitanted by the nationalist Pashtuns and they have cultural links with Pakistan, and is influenced by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, another historic name for this area was Afghania Province. HotelsFind hotels in Kabul and more.
Popular in East AfghanistanKabulKabul has been the capital of Afghanistan since about 1776. The city has been badly damaged during the various 1979–2001 wars, particularly its western parts. BamiyanBamiyan is the main town in Bamiyan Province. Bamiyan is one of the main tourist attractions in Afghanistan, largely due to the giant destroyed Buddha statues.
In East AfghanistanBand-e AmirBand-e Amir are a stunning group of turquoise lakes in Eastern Afghanistan. They sit high in the Hindu Kush at an altitude of 2900m, and in 2008 were declared the country's first national park. JalalabadJalalabad is a city in eastern Afghanistan, with a population of nearly 900,000 people. GhazniGhazni is a small city and province south of Kabul. The main road from Kabul to Kandahar passes through Ghazni. BagramBagram is in Afghanistan. This is currently the site of one of The U.S.'s largest military bases.
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