Are you travelling to Afghanistan?
Afghanistan is bordered on the north by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, on the extreme northeast by China, on the east and south by Pakistan, and by Iran on the west. The country is split east to west by the Hindu Kush mountain range, rising in the east to heights of 24,000 ft (7,315 m). With the exception of the southwest, most of the country is covered by high snow-capped mountains and is traversed by deep valleys.
Capital City: Kabul
Languages: Dari Persian and Pashto, other regional languages and dialects are spoken.
Population: 30 million
- Tourist, Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Influenza, especially November to April
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Afghanistan here.