Download Afghanistan Administrative Boundary GIS Data for – National, Provinces, Districts and more

Unlock the potential of mapping! IGISMAP introduces a unique opportunity: download Afghanistan’s administrative boundary GIS data, encompassing national, provinces, districts, and more.

Navigating Afghanistan’s GIS data landscape is a breeze with MAPOG. Immerse yourself in a diverse repository of over 150 datasets meticulously outlining administrative divisions and key geographic features like rivers, roads, and airports. Seamlessly accessing this wealth of information is facilitated through two integrated tools: Download GIS Data and Add GIS Data. Leverage the Download GIS Data tool to acquire data in various formats such as Shapefile, KML, GeoJSON, or CSV – tailoring it to your needs. For insights into harnessing the Add GIS Data tool, delve into our illuminating guide, “Utilizing MAPOG’s GIS Data Collection for Afghanistan.” This resource provides step-by-step instructions for procuring administrative-level GIS data using the Download GIS Data tool. Embark on an enlightening geospatial journey through Afghanistan’s terrain with MAPOG as your trusted companion.

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Download Shapefile Data of Afghanistan

Afghanistan, officially known as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked nation situated at the crossroads of Central Asia and South Asia. Often referred to as the Heart of Asia, it shares its borders with Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north, Tajikistan to the northeast, and China to the northeast and east. Encompassing an area of 652,864 square kilometers (252,072 sq mi), the country is primarily characterized by mountainous terrain with plains in the northern and southwestern regions, divided by the Hindu Kush mountain range. The capital city is Kabul, which is also the largest city in the country.

Afghanistan National Boundary

Download Afghanistan National Boundary Shapefile

After successfully logging in with a legitimate email address, select the country you want to work with. Next, choose the specific layer you need and click on the download option. Once that’s done, pick the desired format to acquire the essential GIS data. Before proceeding with the data download, make sure to review the data table for any relevant information.

Download Afghanistan Provinces Shapefile Data

Afghanistan is structured into 34 provinces, known as “wilåyat” in the local language. These provinces serve as the fundamental administrative units within the country. Each province is composed of multiple districts, often containing more than 1,000 villages.

Afghanistan Provinces Boundaries

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This shapefile covers following Provinces of Afghanistan listed below:

  1. Badakhshan
  2. Badghis
  3. Baghlan
  4. Balkh
  5. Bamyan
  6. Daykundi
  7. Farah
  8. Faryab
  9. Ghazni
  10. Ghor
  11. Helmand
  12. Herat
  13. Jowzjan
  14. Kabul
  15. Kandahar
  16. Kapisa
  17. Khost
  18. Kunar
  19. Kunduz
  20. Laghman
  21. Logar
  22. Maidan Wardak
  23. Nangarhar
  24. Nimruz
  25. Nuristan
  26. Paktia
  27. Paktika
  28. Panjshir
  29. Parwan
  30. Samangan
  31. Sar-e Pol
  32. Takhar
  33. Uruzgan
  34. Zabul

Download Afghanistan Districts Shapefile Data

The districts of Afghanistan are the primary administrative divisions of the country. There are a total of 34 provinces, each of which is subdivided into several districts. The districts are further subdivided into villages. The total number of districts in Afghanistan is 387. This number has been fluctuating in recent years, as the Taliban have created new districts in some areas and the Afghan government has lost control of others.

Afghanistan Districts Boundaries

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