Afghanistan

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Afghanistan is a landlocked and mountainous country in the heart of Asia, bordered by Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to the north. There is a short border with China to the far northeast, but in extremely inaccessible terrain.

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Kabul has been the capital of Afghanistan since about 1776. The city has been badly damaged during the various 1979–2001 wars, particularly its western parts.
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Herat is a big, relatively wealthy city in western Afghanistan.
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Bamiyan is the main town in Bamiyan Province. Bamiyan is one of the main tourist attractions in Afghanistan, largely due to the giant destroyed Buddha statues.
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This section covers the Eastern portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabited by the nationalist Pashtuns …
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This section covers the northwestern portion of Afghanistan. The Northern Alliance held out here when Taliban controlled the rest of Afghanistan.
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This section covers the Northeastern portion of Afghanistan. The historic region of Bactria spanned territory that included parts of northern Afghanistan — Kunduz was an important city — plus areas that are now in Uzbekistan or Tajikistan.
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This section covers the Western portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabitanted by the Farsiwans and the …
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This section covers the Southern portion of Afghanistan. It covers Farah, Helmand, Kandahar, Nimruz, Uruzgan and Zabul Provinces.

Afghanistan

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  29,100,000
  • Latitude of center:  34° north
  • Longitude of center:  66° 24' (66.4°) east
  • Average elevation:  2,260 meters (7,415 feet)
  • Capital:  Kabul
  • Area:  647,500 km² (250,001 miles²)
  • Languages:  Persian, Pushto, Uzbek, Turkmen
  • Currency:  Afghani (AFN)
  • Phone code:  93
  • Internet domain:  .af
  • Neighbors:  China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  • Wikidata:  Afghanistan
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Afghanistan
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Afghanistan

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Other Names for Afghanistan

  • Afrikaans:  Afganistan
  • Akan:  Afganistan
  • Albanian:  Afganistan, Afganistani
  • Amharic:  አፍጋኒስታን
  • Arabic:  أفغانستان, افغانستان
  • Aragonese:  Afganistán
  • Armenian:  Աֆղանստան
  • Arpitan:  Afganistan
  • Assamese:  আফগানিস্তান
  • Asturian:  Afghanistán
  • Azerbaijani:  Əfqanıstan, Əfqənistan
  • Bambara:  Afiganistaŋ
  • Basque:  Afganistan
  • Belarusian:  Афганістан
  • Bengali:  আফগানিস্তান
  • Bishnupriya:  আফগানিস্তান
  • Bosnian:  Afganistan, Avganistan
  • Bulgarian:  Афганистан
  • Burmese:  အာဖဂန်နစ္စတန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan:  Afganistan, República de l'Afganistan
  • Central Bikol:  Apganistan
  • Central Khmer:  សាធារណរដ្ឋឥស្លាមអាហ្វហ្កានីស្ថាន, អាហ្វហ្គានីស្ថាន
  • Central Kurdish:  ئەفغانستان
  • Chechen:  ОвхӀан-пачхьалкх
  • Chinese:  阿富汗
  • Chuvash:  Афганистан
  • Crimean Tatar:  Afğanistan
  • Croatian:  Afganistan
  • Czech:  Afghánistán
  • Dhivehi:  އަފްޣާނިސްތާން
  • Dimli (individual language):  Efğanıstan
  • Dzongkha:  ཨཕ་ག་ནིསི་ཏཱན, ཨཕ་ག་ནིསི་ཏཱན་
  • Egyptian Arabic:  افغانستان
  • English:  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  • Esperanto:  Afganio, Afganujo
  • Estonian:  Afganistan
  • Ewe:  Afghanistan nutome
  • Extremaduran:  Afganistán
  • Faroese:  Afganistan
  • Finnish:  Afganistan
  • Fulah:  Afganistaan
  • Gagauz:  Afganistan
  • Galician:  Afganistán
  • Ganda:  Afaganisitani
  • Georgian:  ავღანეთი
  • Greek:  Αφγανιστάν
  • Gujarati:  અફઘાનિસ્તાન
  • Haitian:  Afganistan
  • Hakka Chinese:  Â-fu-hon
  • Hausa:  Afaganistan
  • Hawaiian:  ‘Apekanikana
  • Hebrew:  אפגניסטאן, אפגניסטן
  • Hindi:  अफगानिस्तान, अफ़ग़ानिस्तान, अफ़गानिस्तान
  • Hungarian:  Afganisztán
  • Icelandic:  Afganistan
  • Ido:  Afganistan
  • Iloko:  Apganistan
  • Indonesian:  Afganistan
  • Irish:  An Afganastáin
  • Japanese:  アフガニスタン, アフガニスタン・イスラム国
  • Javanese:  Afganistan
  • Kalmyk:  Сарта Апганмудин Орн
  • Kannada:  ಅಫಘಾನಿಸ್ಥಾನ್, ಅಫ್ಘಾನಿಸ್ತಾನ
  • Karachay-Balkar:  Афганистан
  • Kashubian:  Afganistón
  • Kazakh:  Ауғанстан
  • Kikuyu:  Afuganistani
  • Kinyarwanda:  Afuganisitani
  • Kirghiz:  Афганстан
  • Korean:  아프가니스탄
  • Kurdish:  Efxanistan, ئەفغانستان
  • Lao:  ອັຟການິດສະຖານ
  • Latin:  Afgania
  • Latvian:  Afganistāna
  • Limburgan:  Afganistan
  • Lingala:  Afganistáni, Afiganisitá
  • Lithuanian:  Afganistanas
  • Livvi:  Afganistuanu
  • Lojban:  afyganisTAN
  • Low German:  Afghanistaan
  • Luba-Katanga:  Afuganisita
  • Macedonian:  Авганистан
  • Malagasy:  Afganistana
  • Malayalam:  അഫ്ഗാനിസ്താൻ, അഫ്ഗാനിസ്ഥാന്‍
  • Maltese:  Afganistan
  • Manx:  Yn Afghanistaan
  • Marathi:  अफगाणिस्तान
  • Moksha:  Афганистан
  • Mongolian:  Афганистан
  • Nahuatl languages:  Afganistan
  • Nauru:  Apeganitan
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  अफगानिस्तान, अफ्गानिष्तान
  • Newari:  अफगानिस्तान
  • Northern Sami:  Afganistan
  • Novial:  Afganistan
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Afganistan
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଆଫାଗାନିସ୍ତାନ୍
  • Ossetian:  Афгъанистан
  • Pampanga:  Afganistan
  • Panjabi:  ਅਫ਼ਗ਼ਾਨਿਸਤਾਨ
  • Papiamento:  Afganistán
  • Pennsylvania German:  Afganischtaan
  • Persian:  Jamhūrī-ye Islāmī-ye Afghānistān, افغانستان, جمهورئ اسلامئ افغانستان, دولتٔ اسلامئ افغانستان
  • Piemontese:  Afgànistan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk:  Afganistaan
  • Polish:  Afganistan
  • Portuguese:  Afeganistão
  • Pushto:  Dê Afghānistān Islāmī Jumhūriyat, افغانستان, د افغانستان اسلامی جمهوریت
  • Quechua:  Afgansuyu
  • Romanian:  Afganistan, Афганистан
  • Romansh:  Afganistan
  • Rundi:  Afuganisitani
  • Russian:  Афганистан
  • Rusyn:  Афґаністан
  • Sango:  Faganïta, Afganïstäan
  • Sanskrit:  अफगानिस्तान्
  • Scottish Gaelic:  Afganastan
  • Serbian:  Авганистан
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Afganistan
  • Shona:  Afuganistani
  • Sicilian:  Afganistàn
  • Silesian:  Afgańistan
  • Sindhi:  افغانستان
  • Sinhala:  ඇෆ්ගනිස්ථානය
  • Slovak:  Afganistan
  • Slovenian:  Afganistan
  • Somali:  Afgaanistaan, Afgaanistan
  • Spanish:  Afganistán
  • Sundanese:  Apganistan
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Afuganistani
  • Swati:  I-Afugani
  • Tagalog:  Apganistan
  • Tajik:  Афғонистан, Афғонистон
  • Tamil:  ஆப்கானித்தான், ஆப்கானிஸ்தான்
  • Tatar:  Әфганстан
  • Telugu:  ఆఫ్ఘనిస్తాన్, ఆఫ్ఘానిస్తాన్
  • Tetum:  Afeganistaun
  • Thai:  ประเทศอัฟกานิสถาน, อัฟกานิสถาน
  • Tibetan:  ཨ་ཧྥུའུ་རྒན་སི་ཐན།, ཨཕ་ག་ནི་སྟཱན།
  • Tigrinya:  አፍጋኒስታን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  ʻAfikānisitani
  • Turkish:  Afganistan
  • Turkmen:  Owganystan
  • Udmurt:  Афганистан
  • Uighur:  ئافغانىستان
  • Ukrainian:  Афганістан
  • Urdu:  افغانستان
  • Uzbek:  Afgʻoniston, Афғонистон
  • Venetian:  Afganistan
  • Vietnamese:  A Phú Hãn (Afghanistan), Áp-ga-ni-xtan
  • Volapük:  Lafganistän
  • Waray (Philippines):  Afganistan
  • Welsh:  Affganistan
  • Western Frisian:  Afganistan
  • Western Panjabi:  افغانستان
  • Wolof:  Afganistaan
  • Wu Chinese:  阿富汗
  • Yakut:  Афганистаан
  • Yiddish:  אפגאניסטאן
  • Yoruba:  Afghanístàn, Orílẹ́ède Àfùgànístánì
  • Zulu:  i-Afghanistan
  • Afghānestān
  • Da Afghānestān Shāhī Dowlat
  • Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
  • Doulat i Jumhouri ye Afghanistan
  • Dowlat-e Eslāmī-ye Afghānestān
  • Dowlat-e Pādshāhī-ye Afghānestān
  • Islamic State of Afghanistan
  • Jomhūrī-ye Afghānestān
  • Jomhūrī-ye Demowkrātīk-e Afghānestān
  • Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Afghānestān
  • Kingdom of Afghanistan
  • Republic of Afghanistan

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