Kabulistan (Pashto: کابلستان) is a historical regional name referring to the territory that is centered on present-day Kabul Province of Afghanistan.[1][2]

Map of the Kingdom of Caboul, published in 1838 by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The name Caboul was attributed to most of current territories of Afghanistan.

In many Greek and Latin sources, particularly editions of Ptolemy's Geography, the name of the region is given as Cabolitae (Καβολῖται). European writers in the 18th to the 20th centuries sometimes referred to Durrani Empire as the Kingdom of Caboul.[3]

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  2. ^ Section 14 – The Kingdom of Gaofu (Kabul)
  3. ^ "History of Afghanistan, from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of 1878", p.2, George Bruce Malleson, Elibron Classics Series, 2005 Adament Media Corporation, LINK