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Following the Third Anglo-Afghan War in 1919, King Amanullah unsuccessfully attempted to modernize the country.

A series of coups in the 1970s was followed by a Soviet invasion and a series of civil wars that devastated much of Afghanistan.

  • Afghanistan is a land locked country.
  • Afghanistan has largest boundary with Pakistan which is approximately 2430 km .
  • Afghanistan has shortest boundary with China which is approximately 76 km .
  • The largest river in Afghanistan is Indus which is 3180 km.
  • The largest export partner of Afghanistan is Pakistan.
  • The largest import partner of Afghanistan is Pakistan.

Tourist Attraction#

Mazar-e Sharif's blue-tiled Hazrat Ali mosque draws Muslim faithful, tourists, and hungry pigeons.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Afghanistan is Golden eagle.
  • The national sport of Afghanistan is Buzkashi.
  • The famous dances of Afghanistan are Attan and Khattak.
Golden Eagle, Foto source: PixaBay
Golden Eagle
Foto source: PixaBay


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghanistan