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About Afghanistan

Officially reckoned as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the country is entitled to be a land-locked country. The physical boundaries of Afghanistan stretch across 2,52,000 square miles. This landlocked country has been carved out by millions of people. In the initial days, Afghanistan witnessed the arrival of Neolithic tribespeople hailing from the valley of Indus. Middle Paleolithic Era marks the human inhabitation of Afghanistan. Presently, Afghanistan is entitled as the Unitary Presidential Islamic Republic and homes to around thirty-five million population. Afghanistan ranks at the 108th global position regarding economy with a GDP of approximately 64.08 billion dollars.

Geography of Afghanistan:

As mentioned earlier, the country is a land-locked country. It marks the presence of beautiful plains in the northern and south-western regions. The country derives its landlocked status owing to the presence of Pakistan in the south; Iran to its west; Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan border in the north, while China lies in far north-east. Afghanistan receives the status of forty-first largest country of the world. More or less the country resembles the shape of Texas of the United States. The country is blessed with abundant natural resources.

The land of this 41st largest country of the globe is stretched between the geographical coordinates of 33.93 degrees in North to 67.71 degrees in the East. The country is blessed with a continental type of climate. With a height of about 7.492 meters above the surface of sea level, Noshaq forms the highest point of Afghanistan.

Tourist Attractions of Afghanistan:

Some of the reckoned tourist attractions of Afghanistan are Kandahar, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, Balkh, Herat, Samangan, Bamiyan. Faizabad. In addition to these, Kabul, Balkh, Bagram, and Jalalabad are the places of interest in Afghanistan.

Art and Culture of Afghanistan:

The cultural presence of Afghanistan was for a period of around three millennia. Afghanistan’s cultural heritage revolves around the art and music, poetry, Afghan proverbs, architecture, cuisines, sports, educational involvements, languages, and religions. Each of these cultural concepts has contributed to their maximum to glorify the aesthetic significance of Afghanistan.

Arts, music, and poetry have been revolving in Afghan air for a long time. Local art forms and classical music have spanned many decades. Majorly, Islamic traditions are being followed in Afghanistan since its evolutionary phase. Afghans are more or less multi-lingual in their origin.