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Afghanistan

Country Name 

Afghanistan or officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

 

Location

Located in the continent of Asia bordered on the

east by the People's Republic of China, From the south

is the Republic of Pakistan and from the west by the

The Republic of Iran, and from the north, which is

bordered by Tajikistan and Uzbekistan And Turkmenistan.

        

 

 

Reason for naming the country

"Stan" is a Persian word that means country. So Afghanistan means "The country of the Afghans".

It was named in ancient time by "Khorasan", it is a Persian word and it means the land which the sun rises on.

 

Capital

Kabul

 

The Flag

Afghanistan has changed its national flag more than

any other country at all.

In general, since 1709 Afghanistan has changed its national

flag 25 times.

The flag consists of three colors: Black, Red, and Green,

and these colors were used in most of the flags prior to

Afghanistan.

The current flag has been in use since 2004.

From 1928 to the present day. The flag has the same colors and

the official emblem of the State of Afghanistan (there is no God but Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of God) according to the design that was made.

Black refers to the time of occupation and injustice and it was a dark period,

Red refers to a large number of bloodshed,

Green refers to the prosperity of civilization and Islamic freedom and it will be a bright green period.

 

Language

The population speaks more than one language:

Dari language, which is the official language,

Pashto is the Afghan language, it is also considered the official language as the national anthem said in Pashto.

The Uzbek language is spoken by the inhabitants of the northern cities,

Baluch language, which is united by the Baluchi minority in Helmand, and Neroz,

The Arabic language is spoken by the inhabitants of Mazar-e-Sharif; the Pashto language, 

 

Religion

Islam is the religion of the majority of the population in the Republic of Afghanistan, but there are some minorities that condemn the Hindu religion and Judaism.

 

Currency

Afghan AFN

 

Time Zone

+04:30 GMT

 

Government Regime

Islamic Republic

 

Climate in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has a harsh continental climate in winter, characterized by cold characterized by highlands, warm summers except for the higher elevations, most of the country dry or semi-arid, rain is usually light in winter and quarter, and no rain falls between June and October.

 

International phone code

+93

Internet Code:

.af

 

Some Facts About Afghanistan

 

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