Learn everything you need to know about Afghanistan in under 2 minutes!
Sunni Muslim (87%)
Shi’a Muslim (13%)
Bodies of Water:
(100% land, 0% water)
0 km (Landlocked)
Arid to semiarid
Mostly rugged mountains
Plains in the north and southwest
Noshak (7,485 m)
Amu Darya (258 m)
Head of State and Government:
President Ashraf Ghani
19 August 1919 (from the United Kingdom)
GDP Per Capita
$1 (USD) = ؋ (Afghani)73.53
No episodes yet!
Afghanistan’s national game is goat-grabbing, called Buzkashi, which, as the name indicates, is not for the faint at heart.
Handshakes are the general form of greeting, with men then putting their right hand over their hearts. However, men and women can never shake hands with each other, in addition to make eye contact or speak directly with one another.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html (Majority of information)
http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/Population%20of%20Kabul%20City%20by%20District%20and%20Sex.pdf (Kabul population)
http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/Kandahar(1).pdf (Qandahar population)
(Herat population) http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/Balkh(1).pdf
http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/Kunduz(1).pdf (Kunduz popluation)
http://cso.gov.af/Content/files/Takhar(1).pdf (Taloqan population)
http://www.asiafoundation.org/resources/pdfs/Surveybook2012web1.pdf (Ethnic group data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 22 October 2016