Afghanistan


STATUS: Independent Nation

PRONOUNCED: Aff GAN ih stan

CAPITAL:  Kabul

WORLD LOCATION: Southwest Asia

FIRST LICENSE PLATES IN USE:1940's

MOTOR VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED:  70,000

CURRENT SLOGAN: None

FORMER SLOGANS: None

GRAPHICS USED:  Current issues have what looks like a round ornate badge in the upper left corner.

PLATES ARE: Owner provided, but most are of a similar design.

SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Pairs

OVAL: AF    ISO:  AFG

CARS DRIVE ON: Right

Non-passenger types are as follows:

CD prefix, white on red - Diplomatic
M prefix, white on green - Non-Diplo Embassy Staff
UN prefix, white on blue - United Nations vehicle
D prefix, red on white - Police, heavy vehicle
S prefix, red on white - Police, light vehicle
D prefix, black on white - Army, heavy vehicle
S prefix, black on white - Army, light vehicle
Motorcycles use small square embossed plates, similar to passenger, but on two lines, with a low number - all Pashto script.
Government Ministers have white on black plates
The President has a gold on red national emblem.
Presidential Guard vehicles have red on white plates, with a serial number, prefixed by a Cyrillic letter.


SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Pairs

OVAL: AFG

CARS DRIVE ON: Right



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