Afghanistan

Country in Central and South Asia

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central Asia and South Asia. Referred to as the Heart of Asia, it is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north, Tajikistan to the northeast, and China to the northeast and east. Occupying 652,864 square kilometers (252,072ย sqย mi) of land, the country is predominantly mountainous with plains in the north and the southwest, which are separated by the Hindu Kush mountain range. As of 2021, its population is 40.2 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks. Kabul is the country's largest city and serves as its capital.

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At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul, police say.
1 day ago • Sky News

As 55 men, women and children landed in Delhi, the number of those from the Sikh community remaining in Afghanistan number just a little over 40 with most of..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

During the crisis in Afghanistan in 2016, PM Modi dialed S Jaishankar in the middle of the night regarding the status of evacuations of Indians.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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