Afghanistan is a land-locked country in Asia bordered by Pakistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. It has an arid continental climate with dry summer and usually cold and dry winter. Snowfall usually happens in the mountains but it also happens in the capital city of Kabul at times.

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Key Facts About Afghanistan

Location Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran
CurrencyAfghan Afghani
Currency Conversion1AFN = 0.01317USD
ClimateArid to semiarid; cold winters and hot summers
Population3 million (2019 est.)
ReligionMostly Muslims
LanguagePashtu is the National Language

Top Tourist Attractions in Afghanistan

  • Pamir Mountains
  • Band-e Amir National Park
  • Buddhas of Bamyan
  • Broghil Pass
  • Minaret of Jam
  • Gardens of Babur
  • Herat National Museum
  • Noshaq Mountain
  • National Museum of Afghanistan
  • Eidgah Great Mosque
  • Korangal Valley

Check out our list of the 7 Most Beautiful Places in Afghanistan!

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