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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Location: South Asia and Central Asia.
Borders: Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China.
Capital: Kabul.
Area: 652,864 km2.
Population: 32,564,342.
Currency: Afghani AFN.
First Afghan state: year 1709.

Afghanistan is strongly marked by the neverending political conflicts. This country is quite privileged by its amazing landscapes and who has the courage to visit Afghanistan will bring incredible memories. The Afghan population, affected by war, and extreme poverty, stopped living daily basis in a normal way. Although vast mineral resources like gold, silver, iron, copper and natural gas are to be found in the country, its population fights for survival, living in one of the poorest countries in the world, living almost as in medieval times. Mountains are the main scene of Afghanistan, agriculture, and livestock being the main activities of Afghan people, which is divided into three major groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara.

Afghanistan Travel Blogs:

Masjid e No Gonbad – 9th century ruins in Balkh, Afghanistan

Balkh is a city in northern Afghanistan, about fifteen minutes drive from Mazar-i-Sharif. Throughout history, Balkh has always been an important Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Islamic…

Mazar-i-Sharif – Afghan city of the Noble Shrine

Mazar-i-Sharif is a Shiite Muslim holy city located in northern Afghanistan. Without a doubt that Mazar holds its international recognition due to the famous Shrine…

Driving in Afghanistan, South Asia – Road trip Survival Guide

Does Driving in Afghanistan sound crazy? Afghanistan is an amazing country, with beautiful landscape scenery and friendly people. Yet it has been damaged by war…

Asia Best Destinations – Travel Guide

“Asia is a marvelous continent to visit. With a total of 49 countries and a population of 4.3 billion, the most prevalent languages in Asia…

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