AFN (Afghanistan currency)

Afghan Afghani is the one type of currency of the country Afghanistan for the day-to-day transaction or exchange of commodities and services.

The Afghan Afghani is the currency of Afghanistan, with the symbol “؋” or “Af”. The Afghani is further divided into 100 puls.
The coins in circulation include 1, 2, 5, and 10 afghanis, while banknotes are available in denominations of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000, and 100,000 afghanis.

What is the full form of AFN Currency?

AFN full form is Afghan Afghani. It is the currency of the country Afghanistan.

What are the basic details of Afghan Afghani currency?

Some basic details of the currency of Afghanistan-

Currency NameAfghan afghani
Currency Symbol؋ or Af
SubunitPul (1 afghani = 100 puls)
DenominationsCoins: 1, 2, 5, and 10 afghani
Banknotes: 1,000, 2,000, 5,000,
10,000, 20,000, 50,000, and
100,000 afghanis
Central BankCentral Bank of Afghanistan
Exchange RateVaries against other currencies
due to market fluctuations
Commonly Accepted CurrenciesUSD, Pakistani Rupee
Currency of Afghanistan

How to convert AFN to USD or other currency?

You can consider these simple steps to convert AFN to USD-

  1. First of all, Find the current exchange rate for AFN to USD.
  2. Then Multiply the amount of AFN you wish to convert by the current exchange rate.
  3. Then round the result to the nearest cent if necessary.
  4. Alternatively, you can use an online currency converter (such as, or to fast and easily convert AFN to USD. Simply enter the amount of Afghan Afghani currency you wish to convert and select USD as the target currency, and the converter will automatically calculate the converted amount based on the current exchange rate.

What is the basic information about Afghanistan?

Some other basic information about Afghanistan:

AttributeBasic Details of Afghanistan
Official NameIslamic Republic of Afghanistan
PopulationApproximately 41 million
Area652,860 square kilometers (252,071 square miles)
Official LanguagesPashto and Dari
Major Ethnic GroupsPashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aimak, Turkmen, Baloch, and others
GovernmentIslamic Republic
CurrencyAfghan Afghani (AFN)
IndependenceAugust 19, 1919
Time ZoneAfghanistan Time (UTC+4:30)
Calling Code+93
Life ExpectancyApproximately 64.8 years (as of 2021)
Literacy RateApproximately 37.5% (estimated for males and females, aged 15 and above)
ReligionIslam (predominantly Sunni)
ClimateArid and semi-arid
Major CitiesKabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad
Natural ResourcesNatural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semi-precious stones
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)Approximately $20.34 billion
Agriculture ProductsWheat, corn, barley, rice, fruits, vegetables, nuts, cotton
IndustriesTextiles, shoes, fertilizer, cement, handwoven carpets, natural gas, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, and gemstones
Main ExportsOpium, fruits and nuts, precious stones, textiles, carpets, wool
Main ImportsMachinery and equipment, food, textiles, petroleum products
Major LandmarksBamiyan Buddhas, Kabul Citadel, Minaret of Jam, Band-e-Amir
National DayIndependence Day (August 19)
National SportBuzkashi (a traditional horseback game)
National Anthem“Milli Surood” (National Anthem of Afghanistan)
Official FlagThree vertical stripes of black, red, and green
Details of Afghanistan

Faqs on AFN Currency

1. Which Country uses AFN currency?

Afghanistan uses AFN currency because it is a currency of Afghanistan.

2. Can I use AFN in other Countries?

The Afghan Afghani is not widely accepted outside of Afghanistan, so it is recommended to exchange any unused AFN for another currency before leaving the country.

3. When was the Afghan Afghani currency introduced?

The Afghan Afghani (AFN) has been the official currency of Afghanistan since 1925.

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