What is Afghanistan like?
Map of Afghanistan
|Government Type||presidential Islamic republic|
251,826 Square Miles
652,230 Square Kilometers
|Location||Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran|
|Language||Pashtu (official) 35%, Afghan Persian (Dari) 50%, Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%, 30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%, much bilingualism|
|GDP - real growth rate||2.7%|