Jalalabad Tourism, Afghanistan

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Jalalabad /dʒəˈlæləˌbæd/ (Pashto/Persian: جلال آباد‎‎ Jalālābād), formerly called Adina Pur (Pashto: آدينه پور‎) as documented by the 7th century Hsüan-tsang, is a city in eastern Afghanistan. Located at the junction of the Kabul River and Kunar River near the Laghman valley, Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar province. It is linked by approximately 155 kilometres (95 mi) of highway with Kabul to the west. Jalalabad is the second-largest city in eastern Afghanistan as well as the centre of its social and business activity because of its border to Pakistan which is the main source of products to all of Afghanistan. Major industries include papermaking, as well as agricultural products including oranges, rice and sugarcane. Jalalabad is one of the leading trading centres with neighbouring Pakistan.The city of Jalalabad has a population of 356,274 (in 2015). it has 6 districts and a total land area of 12,796 Hectares. The total number of dwellings in this city are 39,586.

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  • Jalalabad: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Jalalabad for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Jalalabad.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 60 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 60 (High)
    • Drug offense 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 60 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Jalalabad - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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