How many troops are currently in Afghanistan?

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As the UK Government is reportedly considering nearly doubling the number of British troops in Afghanistan, we have taken a look at who is stationed there at the moment.


They are part of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan security forces and institutions.

The mission was launched on 1 January 2015, immediately following the standing down of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

The figures are from NATO and are indicative of troop numbers as of May 2018.

US: 8,475

Germany: 1,300

Italy: 895

Georgia: 872

Romania: 679

Turkey: 588

UK: 500

Australia: 300

Poland: 247

Czech Republic: 230

Bulgaria: 158

Denmark: 155

Armenia: 121

Azerbaijan: 120

Mongolia: 120

Croatia: 106

Netherlands: 100

Hungary: 93

Albania: 83

Belgium: 78

Bosnia-Herzegovina: 60

Norway: 54

Lithuania: 50

FYR Macedonia: 39

Latvia: 36

Slovakia: 34

Sweden: 29

Finland: 29

Montenegro: 20

Austria: 18

New Zealand: 13

Ukraine: 11

Portugal: 10

Slovenia: 8

Spain: 8

Greece: 6

Estonia: 5

Iceland: 2

Luxembourg: 1

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How many troops are currently in Afghanistan?

2018/05/1526643274.jpg
Read: 564     19:20     18 May 2018    

As the UK Government is reportedly considering nearly doubling the number of British troops in Afghanistan, we have taken a look at who is stationed there at the moment.


They are part of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan security forces and institutions.

The mission was launched on 1 January 2015, immediately following the standing down of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

The figures are from NATO and are indicative of troop numbers as of May 2018.

US: 8,475

Germany: 1,300

Italy: 895

Georgia: 872

Romania: 679

Turkey: 588

UK: 500

Australia: 300

Poland: 247

Czech Republic: 230

Bulgaria: 158

Denmark: 155

Armenia: 121

Azerbaijan: 120

Mongolia: 120

Croatia: 106

Netherlands: 100

Hungary: 93

Albania: 83

Belgium: 78

Bosnia-Herzegovina: 60

Norway: 54

Lithuania: 50

FYR Macedonia: 39

Latvia: 36

Slovakia: 34

Sweden: 29

Finland: 29

Montenegro: 20

Austria: 18

New Zealand: 13

Ukraine: 11

Portugal: 10

Slovenia: 8

Spain: 8

Greece: 6

Estonia: 5

Iceland: 2

Luxembourg: 1

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