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GEO_AF2015 (V101_AF2015)
Afghanistan regions, 2015 [GIS]

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GEO_AF2015 (V101_AF2015) indicates the region of Afghanistan where the respondent was interviewed. DHS units in the 2015 Afghanistan survey are equivalent to regions.

A GIS map for GEO_AF2015 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_AF2015 (V101_AF2015) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_AF2015, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Afghanistan 2015: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-C, 2015-W, 2015-B, 2015-M, 2015-H