Where is Afghanistan located and what country is it in?

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Afghanistan is actually its own United Nations recognised country and has been since 1919. It is a landlocked Asian country located north of Pakistan and India, east of Iran, south of Tajikstan, Uzbekistan and other -Stan countries, and west of China. The time zone is +4:30.
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Where is Afghanistan located?

Location of Afghanistan Afghanistan is located in south-central Asia. According to Columbia Encyclopedia, "Afghanistan is bordered by Iran on the west, by Pakistan on the east and south, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan on the north; a narrow strip, the Vakhan (Wakhan), extends in th (MORE)

Why is Afghanistan called a landlocked country?

Afghanistan is called a 'landlocked' country because it does not have a maritime border with any ocean. It is therefore, 'locked' in land. The entire nation is surrounded by land. Which makes it hard for them to trade transfer or sale goods because it is easier to trade by the ocean that crossing la (MORE)

Why Afghanistan is the poorest country?

Yes because it has been very needy in food and in water sources too. I think that some volenteers could really help others in afghanitan and could share of what they learned too

What countries border Afghanistan?

It shares borders with Pakistan in the East, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far east. Afghanistan shares borders with Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan,Tajikistan, China, and Pakistan.

Is Afghanistan a democratic country?

It is putatively democratic and goes through the ritual of voting, though with much allegations of fraud. The current government is found acceptable to the United States, which maintains a large military presence in this nation, and was responsible for the unseating of the last government. The Un (MORE)

What is the country of Afghanistan?

\nIt is the country where US soldiers are serving and dying to protect the free democratic countries from exteme terrorist bombers. It is located next to Pakistan.

How many countries border Afghanistan?

6 countries: Pakistan, China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran. The Afghanistan - China border is possibly the most remote border in the world, running along the peaks of high snow covered mountains with virtually no human habitation.

Why is Afghanistan a poor country?

Afghanistan's economy is so poor because they depend mainly onoutside business and American money for business, and because ofthe fighting in Afghanistan, their economy is unstable. Take thisas an example: which estate agent would advertise a house whichcould easily be bombed the next day? Most coun (MORE)

Is Afghanistan developing or developed country?

Before the 1970s (before the coup and Russian invasion) it was a developing country on it's way to being a developed country. There were fashion shows, pop music, cars, modern buildings, and people going to work in suits and ties. Then the coup happened and then the Russians invaded and forced every (MORE)

Is Afghanistan a third world country?

Yes. When the term "third world" was first coined, it referred to thosecountries outside of the "first world", which were those countriesthat were strongly Westernized and allied with the United States,and outside of the "second world", which were those countries underthe sway of Communism and alli (MORE)

Is Afghanistan the strongest country?

Yes, Afghanistan has defeated many countries, it once took over half of Asia, in 1700's when king Ahmad Shah Baba was ruling. Afghanistan has defeated the Great Britain in 1940's, Afghanistan has defeated British people two times, when Britain wanted to take over Afghanistan. Now Afghanistan if beat (MORE)

Afghanistan is bordered by which countries?

On the west Afghanistan is bordered by Iran. The eastern border is with Pakistan and is considered as politically unstable. There is also a very short border with China. In the north it is bordered by Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Where is FOB Frontenac in Afghanistan located?

FOB Frontenac is in a secure location and should not be divulged to civilians or posted where the enemy can read it, even though the enemy already know where we're at (I'm smart) !!!

What countries are involved in Afghanistan?

Other than Afghanistan itself, the main countries involved are The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Canada, Poland, Romania, Turkey, and Australia, all of which are members of NATO.

What Country was Afghanistan before Afghanistan?

A country is a nation, and Afghanistan predates nations as a placeof settlement by about 50,000 years. At least people have beenknown to live there for about that long. In fact, Afghanistan isthought to be one of the oldest permanent settlement sights known,possibly predating Egypt and Mesopotamia. (MORE)

Which countries do not share a border with afghanistan?

You do not mention which choices you were given. Afghanistan isbordered by Iran, Uszbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, China andPakistan. Any country you were given that is not on this list doesnot border with Afghanistan.

What is the telephone country code for Afghanistan?

Afghanistan is country code +93. All numbers have 9 digits after the country code. When calling from outside Afghanistan, you must drop the trunk prefix '0' from the beginning of the Afghanistani number. For example, Kabul's area code 020 becomes +93 20. Mobile numbers begin with +93 7. (T (MORE)

What countries are allies of Afghanistan?

Depends upon whether you're talking about the Afghan Government or the Taliban rebels. Most nations of the world claim to be allies of the Afghan Government, and several are currently supporting it militarily and economically, although quarrels and criticism between them and Mohamed Karsai's Govern (MORE)

Is Afghanistan a wealthy country?

Afganistan is a poor country, burdened with religious bigotry. Industry is almost non existant and the peoples are to toil hard for agriculture in hilly terrains. The GDP, per capita income are very poor. Of late, India and China have come forward for its economic development. However, the talibans (MORE)

What countries does Afghanistan not border with?

Afghanistan does not border with; Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua & Barbuda,Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas,Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin,Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil,Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Bu (MORE)

Where is it in relation all the surrounding countries of Afghanistan?

Afghanistan is a land locked country in the mountains of centralAsia. It is bordered to the North by Tajikistan, Uzbekistan andTurkmenistan (all former Soviet Republics and before that part ofthe Russian Empire). To the West it is bordered by Iran (Formerly Persia). To the East and South by Pakistan (MORE)

Is Afghanistan a desert country?

No. While most of Afghanistan is semi-arid, there are a number of different regions, many of them mountainous or grassland steppes.