|This is my terrible drawing of the Asian Continent. Get used to|
seeing it. Afghanistan is outlined in dark ink & shaded.
|A closer look at Afghanistan & its neighbors.|
Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China, Pakistan
Total Area: (added March 2015)
251,827 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-i-Sharif, Kanduz
Famous Geographical Point:
Hindu Kush Mountains
It occurred to me after the fact that I should probably include this category on the map. I will from here on out, but for Afghanistan imagine them stretching northeast of Kabul and into Pakistan underneath that little arm on the right.
Abdul Hai Habibi, historian
Book Set In/About:
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Movie Set In/About:
"Jung (War) in the Land of Mujaheddin," directed by Fabrizio Lazzaretti & Alberto Vendemmiati
Headline of the Day:
"In Afghanistan, Hagel Presses for Pact on Security, but Is Not Meeting Karzai" in The New York Times.