Kabul location and orientation
is determined by its geographic coordinates. It occupies a latitudinal location of 34 degrees 35 minutes north and its longitudinal position is at 69 degrees 12 minutes east.
Kabul city located in the administrative province of Kabul is also the capital of Afghanistan. It is situated on the banks of the Kabul River. It is located at an altitude of 1800 meters. This elevation makes it one of the highest capital cities in the world. Kabul in Afghanistan occupies a landlocked territory. Afghanistan is surrounded by countries on all sides. Kabul is surrounded by lofty mountains. In the east, it is surrounded Koh-e Paghman mountain range. The western frontiers of Kabul are bordered by the Koh-e Qrough mountain ranges. The north-eastern borders of Kabul are the location of the Koh-e Shirdarwaza Mountains. Kabul occupies a central and strategic location and is located at a crucial juncture, at a point where the east-west and north-south trade routes intersect.