Afghan Sign LanguagePrint
L1 users: 1,000 (2012).
Balkh province: Mazar-e Sharif; Bamiyan province: Bamiyan city; Herat province: Herat city; Kabul province: Kabul city; Kandahar province: Kandahar city; Laghman province; Nangarhar province: Jalalabad city and many surrounding districts; Parvan province; Takhar province: Faizabad. Most live in Kabul and Jalalabad.
None known. Influenced by American Sign Language [ase] used by foreign workers in some of the deaf schools in Afghanistan.
Vigorous. Home, university, work. All ages.