Christmas in Afghanistan

Afghanistan, officially known as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in Central South Asia. It is bordered by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan in the north, China in the far northeast, Pakistan in the south and east and Iran in the west.

Kabul is the Capital and the largest city of Afghanistan. Other large cities in Afghanistan include Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad, Lashkar Gah, Taloqan, Khost, Sheberghan, and Ghazni.

Christmas in Afghanistan

Christmas Celebrations in Afghanistan :

The population of Afghanistan is over 30 million out of which 99% are Muslim.

Being a Islamic country, Christmas as a holiday, does not exists here, but still Christmas is celebrated in a quite manner by people of other countries living here.

Christmas in Afghanistan

The British and Americans Troops serving in Afghanistan generally celebrate Christmas over there with presents from home, a traditional roast turkey lunch and a charity fun run.

We wish all readers Merry Christmas 2016 and Happy New Year 2017 !!!