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Afghanistan : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Afghanistan
Continent Asia
Location 33.93910 N, 67.71000 E
Map of Afghanistan  Map of Afghanistan
Flag  flag of Afghanistan
Area 652,864 km²
Neighboring Countries Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

Turkmenistan

Kyrgyzstan

Iran

Kazakhstan

Nepal

United Arab Emirates

Oman

India

Qatar

Bahrain

Azerbaijan

Kuwait

Armenia

Iraq

Bhutan

Georgia

Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh

Syria

Lebanon

Jordan

Palestine

Time Zone D† (UTC +4:30 Solar Calendar)
Population 34.16 million (2017)
Symbol  Afghanistan symbol
Independence Day August 19th, 1919
President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani
National Anthem ‘’Milli Surood’’
National Animal Snow Leopard
National Bird Golden Eagle
National Flower Tulips
National Drink Tea
National Poet Khushhal Khattak
National Sport Buzkashi
National Dance Attan
National Language Pashto

Dari

Seasons in Afghanistan Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Afghanistan Literature Awards – SAARC Literary Award, Man Asian Literary Prize, Persian Literature, DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Cinema Award – Osama Awards

Religion in Afghanistan Islam (99.7%)

Others (0.3%)

Average Marriage age in Afghanistan 18 years for men and 16 years for women
Capital Kabul (340 32’N 69008’E)
Number of Provinces 34 Provinces
Largest Province in Afghanistan Kabul
Smallest Province in Afghanistan Nuristan
Number of Cities 19 Cities
Largest City in Afghanistan Kabul
Smallest City in Afghanistan Lashkar Gah
Literacy rate 52.0% (males)

24.2% (females)

Type of Government Islamic Republic

Presidential System

GDP PPP – $65.295 billion (2016)

Nominal – $19.654 billion (2016)

GDP per capita $2,000 (2016)
Currency Afghani (AFN)
Calling Code  +93
Internet TLD .af

افغانستان.

ISO 3166 code AF
Festivals of Afghanistan Ashura

Nowruz

Mawleed al Nabi

Labor Day

Jeshyn-Afghan Day

Ramadan

Eid-e-Fitr

Eid-e-Qurban

Historic Monuments Balkh

Bamiyan

Ghazni

Herat

Kabul

Kandahar

Protected Areas in Afghanistan 1 National Park
Longest River in Afghanistan Helmand River
Largest Lake Caspian Sea
Highest Mountain in Afghanistan Noshaq
Biggest Dam in Afghanistan Kajaki Dam
Tallest Building in Afghanistan Azizi Tower
Richest person of Afghanistan Abdul Rahim Safi
Best places to visit in Afghanistan Kandahar

Mazar-e-Sharif

Jalalabad

Balkh

Herat

Samangan

Bamiyan

Faizabad

Band-e Amir National Park

Kabul

Kunduz

Khyber Pass

Panjshir

Bagram

Taloqan

Official Website www.afghanistans.com
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