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General Information of Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan is a country in South Asia
  • Official Name: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت
  • Capitol: Kabul
  • Population: 31,280,000
  • Languages: Pashto, Dari
  • Geographic Region: Asia, Southern Asia
  • Geographic Size (km sq): 652,230
  • Year of UN Membership: 1946
  • Year of Present State Formation: 1747
  • Current UN Representative: Zahir Tanin

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Afghanistan Bordering Countries: China, Tajikistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan

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City and Region Map:Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Bamyan, Daykundi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghor, Hilmand, Hirat, Jawzjan, Kabul, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khost, Kunar, Kunduz, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Nimroz, Nuristan, Paktika, Paktya, Panjshir, Parwan, Samangan, Sari Pul, Takhar, Uruzgan, Wardak, Zabul

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Important Cities of Afghanistan: Anar Darreh, Andkhvoy, Asadabad, Baghlan, Balamorghab, Balkh, Barak, Chaghcharan, Chah-e Ab, Charikar, Deh Shu, Delaram, Dowlatabad, Eshkashem, Farah, Farkhar, Feyzabad, Galalabad, Gardeyz, Ghazni, Herat (Hirat), Jalalabad, Kabzol (Kabul), Kadesh, Kajaki, Kandahar, Karokh, Keleft, Kholm, Khost, Kowt-e Ashrow, Kunduz, Lashkar Gah, Mahmud-e Raqi, Mazar-e Sharif, Mehtarlam, Meymaneh, Now Zad, Orgun, Qaleh-ye Now, Qalat, Qarah Bagh, Rostaq, Samangan, Sheberghan, Shindand, Spin Buldak, Taloqan, Tarin Kowt, Termez, Toktar, Towraghondi, Zaranji, Zareh Sharan.

Things to know

ContinentAsia
RegionSouth Asia
 Central Asia
Coordinates33°00′N 65°00′E
AreaRanked 42nd
• Total647,230 km2 (249,900 sq mi)
Coastline0 km (0 mi)
BordersPakistan 2,670 km (1,660 mi),
 Tajikistan 1,357 km (843 mi),
 Iran 921 km (572 mi),
 Turkmenistan 804 km (500 mi),
 Uzbekistan 144 km (89 mi),
 China 91 km (57 mi)
Highest pointNoshaq, 7,492 m (24,580 ft)
Lowest pointAmu Darya at Khamyab, 258 m (846 ft)
Longest riverHelmand River
Largest lakeKajaki Dam
 Dahla Dam
 Naghlu Dam
 Band-e Amir
 Qargha
ClimateArid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Terrainmostly low plateau with deserts, rangelands and a fertile plain in the southeast
Natural Resourcesnatural gas, petroleum, coal, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious stone.
Natural Hazardsearthquakes, flooding, avalanches
Environmental Issueslimited fresh water, soil degradation, overgrazing, deforestation, desertification, air pollution, water pollution