Afghanistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia, covering an area of 647,500 sq.km. It is bounded to the west by Iran, to the south and the east by Pakistan, to the north by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan and to the north east by the Peoples Republic of China. The geography of Afghanistan is dominated by mountains. The Hindu Kush sweeps down from the north east through the central regions of the country and flattens out into the deserts of the southwest plateau. On either side of the mountains, to the north and to the east, the land is more fertile, and it is in these areas that most agricultural activity takes place. Afghanistan is an Islamic country, with a majority of Sunni Muslims and a minority of Shia Muslims. Afghanistan Asia Regional.
Coordinates: 33°N 65°E / 33°N 65°E / 33; 65 (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China and the Pakistani-administered Gilgit-Baltistan which is claimed by India. Its territory covers and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range, which experience very cold winters. The north consists of fertile plains, whilst the south-west consists of deserts where temperatures can get very hot in summers.
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- Afghanistanism - Afghanistanism is a term, first recorded in the United States, for the practice of concentrating on problems in distant parts of the world while ignoring controversial local issues. In other contexts, the term has referred to "hopelessly arcane and irrelevant scholarship,".
- Bibliography of Afghanistan
- Environmental issues in Afghanistan - Environmental issues in Afghanistan predate the political turmoil of the past few decades. Forests and wetlands have been depleted by centuries of grazing and farming, practices which have only increased with modern population growth.
- Index of Afghanistan-related articles
- International rankings of Afghanistan
- Outline of Afghanistan - The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Afghanistan: Afghanistan ? landlocked sovereign country located in Central Asia. Since the late 1970s Afghanistan has experienced a continuous state of civil war.
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- Offers Virtual Afghans www
Offers Afghani music, Afghans, Afghan chatrooms, message boards, downloads, free mp3, pictures, wallpapers and links. Virtual Afghans.
- News Afghan Cinema www
News on the film industry in the country, Cinema, information on directors and actors, a brief history, image gallery and interviews. Afghan Cinema.
- A Da Afghan Omer Mumtaz Bank www
A private bank, Afghan Omer Mumtaz Bank, offering services for the business sector. Da Afghan Omer Mumtaz Bank.
- Central Banks in Afghanistan www
Central and private banks, Afghanistan, banknotes, news and other financial links in Afghanistan from Portalino. Banks in Afghanistan.
- Mapa, Grec.net: Afganistan www
Mapa, Afganistan, fotografies, geografia, economia, societat i història. Notícies i enllaços relacionats. Grec.net: Afganistan.
- Articles Afganistan www
Articles o opinions, Afganistan, notícies i enllaços relacionats. Afganistan.
- Projekter Den Danske Afghanistan Komité www
Projekter omkring sundhedsområdet i det vestlige Afghanistan. Danske Afghanistan Komité. Med foreningens historie og fakta om landet. Den Danske Afghanistan Komité.
- The Donating Books to Kabul University www
The "Association of American University Presses" offers information on how to help rebuild the university. Donating Books to Kabul University.
- Non-profit Green Village Schools, Inc. www
Non-profit group based in Portland, Village Schools, Inc., Oregon, committed to building and maintaining schools in Sheen Kallay, Helmund province. Includes an archive with reports, photos and videos. Green Village Schools, Inc..
- Informationen Afghan German Online www
Informationen über unterschiedliche Aspekte der afghanischen Kultur und Politik mit vielen nützlichen Hinweisen von Afghanen in Deutschland. Afghan German Online.
- Bietet Afghan-Aid.de www
Bietet umfangreiche Informationen zum Land, Afghan-Aid.de, den Menschen und ihrer Kultur, und stellt verschiedene Hilfsvereine und deren Projekte vor. Afghan-Aid.de.
- Alexa: Afghanistan Asia
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Afghanistan Asia
- DMOZ: Afghanistan Asia
dmoz.org Directory: Afghanistan Asia