|Kabul or Kabol (kəˈbʊl, ˈkɑːbəl)|
|1.||the capital of Afghanistan, in the northeast of the country at an altitude of 1800 m (5900 ft) on the Kabul River: over 3000 years old, with a strategic position commanding passes through the Hindu Kush and main routes to the Khyber Pass; destroyed and rebuilt many times; capital of the Mogul Empire from 1504 until 1738 and of Afghanistan from 1773; university (1932). Pop: 3 288 000 (2005 est)|
|2.||a river in Afghanistan and Pakistan, rising in the Hindu Kush and flowing east into the Indus at Attock, Pakistan. Length: 700 km (435 miles)|
|Kabol or Kabol|
Capital of Afghanistan and largest city in the country, located in eastern Afghanistan.
Note: Strategically situated in a high, narrow valley wedged between two mountain ranges, it is near the main approaches to the Khyber Pass, an old trade and invasion route.