Afghanistan or officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
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 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.
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
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 the large number of bloodshed,
Green refers to the prosperity of civilization and Islamic freedom and it will be a bright green period.
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,
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.
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.
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Some Facts About Afghanistan