Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a landlocked country of mountains and valleys in the heart of . Afghanistan has been the center of many powerful empires for the past 2,000 years.

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has been the capital of Afghanistan since about 1776. Photo: SiarFisher, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Herāt is the third-largest city of Afghanistan. It has a population of about 436,300, and serves as the capital of , situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital of province, and the largest city in . Photo: Wikimedia, OGL.

, officially called Mazari Sharif and also Mazar-i-Sharif, , even Mazar Sharif or Mazar is a city in Afghanistan and the capital of Balkh Province. Photo: Peretz Partensky, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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This section covers the Eastern portion of Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

This section covers the Northeastern portion of Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

This section covers the northwestern portion of Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

This section covers the Western portion of Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

This section covers the Southern portion of Afghanistan. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The is a mountain range, a spur running southwest off the Pamir Knot, which is a large clump of high ground at the western end of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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