FACTBOX: Breakdown of troop numbers in Afghanistan

(Reuters) – Afghanistan meets international donors on Thursday in Paris, where President Hamid Karzai will ask for $50 billion to fund a development plan that his government has drawn up.

Here is a breakdown of current national deployments within the 40-nation NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, which according to NATO had some 52,908 troops as of June 3:

Country Troops

United States 23,550

Britain 8,530

Germany 3,370

Canada 2,500

Italy 2,350

Netherlands 1,770

France 1,670

Poland 1,140

Australia 1,100

Spain 800

Turkey 760

Denmark 690

Norway 580

Romania 570

Other countries 3,528

Note: The United States has a further 14,000 troops in Afghanistan outside the NATO force.

Source: Reuters; NATO

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