Updated: Sep 22, 2022
Afghanistan or officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan is located in southern Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan to the north, Iran to the west, and Pakistan to the south and east.
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 times "Khorasan", it is a Persian word and it means the land on which the sun rises.