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AFGHANISTAN

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AFGHANISTAN ABOUT THE COUNTRY President
Hamid Karzai Establishment
Independence (from UK): August 19th 1919, but actually afghanistan was never apart of the British Empire. Population
in 1978 the population was between 15_20 million. Republic Islamic of Afghanistan

Jomhr-ye Eslm-ye Afnistn
(Persian)
Da Afnistn Islm Jomhoriyat
(Pashto) Eco zones Topography
Wheat, Fruits, Nuts, Wool, Mutton, Karakul Pelts HISTORY Education System Official languages: Pashto and Dari.

North and central areas: speak Persian.

South and east areas: speak Pashto.

western areas: speak both Persian and Pashto.

Other small languages which are spoke, includes Uzbek, Turkmen and Balochi.

English is understood by very small percentage of the population although it is growing. LANGUAGES Islam is the main religion of Afghanistan and over 99% of Afghans are Muslims. 80% of the population practice Sunni Islam, while the remaining 19% practice Shi'a Islam, and 1% followers of other religions, such as a Sikhsand, Hindus living in the country. They are usually found in big cities such as Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, and Jalalabad. RELIGION TOURISM
SPOT Masjet-e-Jam Bot-e-Bamiyan Sultan Masood Palace The Museum of Islamic Art in Ghazni became open to the public in 1966. This tourist spot displays the Timurid architecture. Numerous collections of artifacts and antique items are stored and featured at the site such as bronzes and ceramic tiles. The Museum of Islamic Art The Mousallah Complex The Kabul Bala Hisar is a historic town that has a very strong and complex defensive system. One of the interesting places in the town is the fortress, which was used as a military college since 1939. Within the premises of the town, people can find the residences of popular emperors and Afghan rulers.
Afghanistan features numerous historic and archaeological sites. To have a notable travel to the country, it is beneficial if foreigners visit these tourist destinations Kabul Bala Hisar THANK YOU!
Everyone! Afghanistan is about the size of Texas.

Its 647,500 square miles are landlocked mountainous.
Located in Southern Asia.

Part of the Greater Middle Eastern Muslim world.
Borders with Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan & Tajikistan, Iran, and China.
The terrain is mostly rugged mountains, but there are plains in the north and southwest portions of the country.

Climate: continental or arid-semiarid (winters are cold [−15 °C ], summers are hot [35 °C ]).
Afghanistan suffers from damaging earthquakes (5000 killed in Takhar, 1998) and from flooding and droughts almost every year.
Large part of the country are dry.

The country's natural resources are : coal, copper, iron ore, lithium, uranium, rare earth elements, chromite, gold, zinc, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, marble, precious and semi-precious stones, natural gas, and petroleum among other things. one of the poorest countries in the world and almost half of
the population live below the UN poverty line.there one of the poorest
countries in world. ECONOMY Imports include machinery and other capital goods, food, textiles, petroleum products Import Export Most popular sports: Football , Cricketand Buzkashi. sport Other sport: basketball, volleyball, golf, handball, boxing, taekwondo, weightlifting, bodybuilding, track and field, skating, bowling, snooker, chess Culture King zahir Shah Clothes short,sleeve,shirts and mini skirts! traditional clothing included several different styles of coats,
hats and dress Clothes during taliban During the dark period of Taliban regime, men had to wear: long knee dress.
Woman: burqa, and black shoes. never white. Wearing white shoes during their regime was forbidden
due to being the same color as the Taliban flag, so they believed if
women wear white shoes, they are stepping
n the flag and being disrespectful. FOOD Mantu Qabeli Palau Aushak Bulanni Yogurt, Chatney sauce National clothes Large parts of the population missing clean water, housing, electricity, job, education and medicine. Afghanistan has relatively abundant natural resources, in the form of
minerals, such as coal, copper and iron ore. There are also a number of oil and natural gas.
These resources have generally not been exploited because of unrest in the
country,and because Afghanistan lacks proper roads and other transport
facilities.The service industry is growing, but still works 80 percent of the population in agriculture. It has been war in Afghanistan more than thirty years and has made the country Dance 20 years civil war has very negative consequences for the development of school in Afghanistan. Capital and largest city Kabul Tourist Spots Band e Amir Most Afghan children and youth have not education School and Education Animals gazelle leopard, goat Bactrian deer 123 mammal species ; Some other wild animals Marco Polo sheep, , ibex, bears, wolves, foxes, hyenas, jackals,
and mongooses. Wild boar, hedgehogs, shrews, hares,
mouse hares, bats, and various rodents also occur Birds and Breeding 420 200 Geography Attan Now Past both boys and girls use school uniforms. in the bamiyan of afghanistan, lay one of the tallest idols in the world, measuring 175 feet high. the status is believed to be image Gautama Buddha. the idol was completed in the 5Th century, and revered by Buddhist worldwide. Buddhas of bamiyan
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