This Chapter of the Constitution also establishes which calendar is used officially by the country and used to determine holiday celebration dates.
Kabul, Balch, Kandahar, Herat, Baglan, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Kunar, Badachschan, Samangan, Faryab, Chost, Uruzgan, Sar-i Pul, Wardak, Parwan, Dschuzdschan, Nimrus, Farah, Helmand.
The people of this region are fierce fighters and established an independent and self governing empires throughout their history.
Afghanistan currently celebrates 11 national holidays. Four of these holidays are on fixed dates each year; all of the other holidays celebrated in Afghanistan are celebrated on dates based on the lunar cycle.
Public holidays are regulated under the 2005 Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Chapter 1, Article 18.
Kabul is the capital and largest city in Afghanistan, a place of great strategic import.