Afghanistan to Canada to Study and Tour
On 7 December 2004, Hamid KARZAI became the first democratically elected president of Afghanistan. The National Assembly was inaugurated on 19 December 2005 and consists of 249 elected representatives.
Kabul is the Afghanistan capital, largest city, economic and cultural center. Kabul is on the Kabul River and long been of strategic importance because of its proximity to the Khyber Pass, an important pass in the mountains between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Other important cities include Kandahar (Qandahar) in the south, Herat in the west, and Mazar-e Sharif in the north. Smaller cities include Jalalabad in the east, Charikar just north of Kabul, and the northern centers of Kondoz and Feyzabad (Faizabad).
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan includes 34 provinces: velayat, singular – velayat); Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Bamian, Daykondi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghowr, Helmand, Herat, Jowzjan, Kabol, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khowst, Konar, Kondoz, Laghman, Lowgar, Nangarhar, Nimruz, Nurestan, Oruzgan, Paktia, Paktika, Panjshir, Parvan, Samangan, Sar-e Pol, Takhar, Vardak and Zabol.
Afghanistan Canada Information Links
Afghanistan Representation in Canada: Ambassador Omar SAMAD
Embassy of Afghanistan: 240 Argyle Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1B9
Phone: (613) 563-4223 / 65 Fax: (613) 563-4962
Canadian Representation Abroad: Ambassador Arif Lalani
Address: The Embassy of Canada
Wazir Akbar Khan, Street No. 15, House No. 256, Kabul, Afghanistan, P.O. Box # 2052
For General Information : Tel: +93 (0) (799) 742 800 Fax: +93 (0) (799) 742 805
Emergency: Tel: +93 (0) (799) 742 800 Fax: +93 (0) (799) 742 805
If calling within Afghanistan, dial (0799) 742 800.
Afghanistan Links for Study ESL English Clubs, English Language exchanges, English programs in university, college, schools, private teachers, TOEFL TOEIC IELTS study and test locations, education consultants, education agents, travel agents and consultants, airlines that fly to Canada, other travel to Canada, organizations that assist Canada travel and study programs.
Links to Canada FAQ’s
Link to Canada City Guide
Teacher Tours are ideal for Afghanistan English teachers who want to travel to Canada with their class.
The Study Tour program consists of interchangeable tours, study programs and event attendance.