International rankings of Afghanistan
The following are international rankings of Afghanistan.
List of cities in Afghanistan
The only city in Afghanistan with over 1 million population is its capital, Kabul. The rest are smaller cities and towns. According to the CIA, an estimated total number of people living inside Afghan...
List of cities in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Demographics of Afghanistan
The population of Afghanistan is around 31 million as of the year 2013, which includes the 2.7 million Afghan diasporeans that are residing temporarily in Pakistan and Iran. The nation is composed of ...
Demographics of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Economy of Afghanistan
The economy of Afghanistan has improved significantly since 2002 due to the infusion of billions of dollars in international assistance and investments, as well as remittances from Afghan expats.The h...
Economy of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Environment of Afghanistan
Environmental issues in Afghanistan predate the political turmoil of the past few decades. Forests and wetlands have been depleted by centuries of grazing and farming, practices which have only increa...
Environment of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Geography of Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a landlocked mountainous country located within South Asia and Central Asia. The country is the 41st largest in the world in size. Kabul is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, ...
Geography of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Military of Afghanistan
The Afghan Armed Forces are the military forces of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. They consist of the Afghan National Army and the Afghan Air Force. Being a landlocked country, Afghanistan has n...
Military of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Politics of Afghanistan
The politics of Afghanistan consists of the council of ministers, provincial governors and the national assembly, with a president serving as the head of state and commander-in-chief of the Afghan Arm...
Politics of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Culture of Afghanistan
The culture of Afghanistan has been around for over two millennia, tracing record to at least the time of the Achaemenid Empire in 500 BCE. Afghanistan translates to "Land of the Afghans" or "Place of...
Culture of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Tourism in Afghanistan
The tourism industry of Afghanistan, developed with government help in the early 1970s, has been negligible since 1979 due to internal politicalinstability. A passport and visa are required for entran...
Tourism in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Transport in Afghanistan
Transport in Afghanistan is limited and in the developing stage. Much of the nation's road network was built during the 1960s but left to ruin during the 1980s and 90s wars. New national highways, roa...
Transport in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Pashtun dress
As a chiefly rural and nomadic population, the Pashtun dress of Afghanistan and Pakistan is typically made from light linens, and are loose fitting for ease of movement. The Pashtun dress includes loc...
Pashtun dress - Wikipedia
Languages of Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a multilingual country in which two languages - Dari and Pashto and - are both official and most widely spoken. Dari, Dari is the official name of the Dari language in Afghanistan, it ...
Languages of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Wildlife of Afghanistan
Afghanistan has long been known for its rich and diverse wildlife, as recorded in Baburnama (Persian for "Memoirs of Babur"). Tigers and cheetahs have been present in lowland parts of Afghanistan unti...
Sport in Afghanistan
The sports in Afghanistan are managed by the Afghan Sports Federation, which promotes cricket, football, basketball, volleyball, golf, handball, boxing, taekwondo, weightlifting, bodybuilding, track a...
Sport in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
List of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan
Dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan are used for irrigation, water supply, hydro-electric power generation or combination of these. The list of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan are listed below.
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List of dams and reservoirs in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
List of rivers of Afghanistan
This is a list of rivers wholly or partly in Afghanistan, arranged geographically by river basin.
List of rivers of Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Religion in Afghanistan
The official religion in Afghanistan is Islam, which is practiced by over 99% of its citizens. Sunni Islam makes up 80-85% of the total population while the remaining 15-20% are Shi'as and about 0.2% ...
Religion in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Ethnic groups in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a multiethnic society. The population of the country is divided into a wide variety of ethnolinguistic groups. The ethnic groups of the country are as follow: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uz...
Ethnic groups in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Opium production in Afghanistan
Afghanistan has been the greatest illicit opium producer in the entire world, ahead of Burma (Myanmar), the "Golden Triangle", and Latin America since 1992, excluding the year 2001. Afghanistan is th...
Opium production in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Afghan diaspora
Afghan diaspora or Afghan immigrants are citizens of Afghanistan who have emigrated to other countries, or people of Afghan origin who are born outside Afghanistan. Traditionally the borders in betwe...
Afghan diaspora - Wikipedia
List of political parties in Afghanistan
This article lists political parties in Afghanistan.Afghanistan has a multi-party system in development with numerous political parties, in which no one party often has a chance of gaining power alone...
Education in Afghanistan
Education in Afghanistan includes K-12 and Higher education, which is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan is going through a nat...
Education in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Poetry of Afghanistan
Poetry of the modern day region called Afghanistan has ancient roots, which is mostly written in Pashto and Dari (Persian). Afghan poetry relates to the culture of Afghanistan and culture in Khyber-Pa...
Chief Justice of Afghanistan
The Chief Justice of Afghanistan is the head of the Afghan Supreme Court. The incumbent chief justice is Abdul Salam Azimi.
Ministry of Justice (Afghanistan)
Current and past governments of Afghanistan have included a Minister of Justice in the Afghan cabinet.
Afghan parliamentary election, 2005
Afghanistan held parliamentary and provincial council elections on 18 September 2005. The first results were declared on 9 October, with final results being delayed by accusations of fraud, and were f...
Afghan parliamentary election, 2005 - Wikipedia
Operation Enduring Freedom
"Operation Enduring Freedom" (OEF) was the official name used by the U.S. government for the War in Afghanistan between October 2001 and December 2014. Continued operations by United States forces, no...
Operation Enduring Freedom - Wikipedia
Afghan presidential election, 2004
An election to the office of President of Afghanistan was held on October 9, 2004. Hamid Karzai won the election with 55.4% of the votes and three times more votes than any other candidate. Twelve can...
Afghan presidential election, 2004 - Wikipedia
Presidency of Hamid Karzai
The Karzai administration was the internationally recognised government of Afghanistan under President Hamid Karzai, who became the head of state of Afghanistan in December 2001, after the Taliban gov...
Presidency of Hamid Karzai - Wikipedia
Elections in Afghanistan
This article gives information on elections in Afghanistan.Though Afghanistan has had democratic elections throughout the 20th century, the election institutions have varied as changes in regimes have...