1 Afghanistan Country Profile

Afghanistan Country Overview

Generic Information

Afghanistan is a landlocked country forming part of South Asia, Central Asia, and to some extent Western Asia. Its area covers approximately 647,500 km2 (250,001 sq mi), making it the 41st largest nation in the world. It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and the east, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast.

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

Afghanistan - Wikipedia

Afghanistan - Economist Intelligence Unit Information* (*note - this is a paid service)

Humanitarian Info

Afghanistan World Food Programme Information

Afghanistan UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information

Facts and Figures

Afghanistan Wolfram Alpha Information

Afghanistan World Bank Information

Afghanistan Population Information

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