Kids Maps and Resource Pages   Maps and Resource Pages

Kids Maps Reviewed WebSites (Safe Sites and Images for Kids to Learn Geography)


 
MAP CATEGORIES
Asia
Australia
Canada
Europe
North America
South America
The World
United States
RESOURCE PAGES
Climate Maps
Countries of the World
  
  Afghanistan
  Albania
  Algeria
  Andorra
  Angola
  Antigua and Barbuda
  Argentina
  Armenia
  Aruba
  Australia
  Austria
  Azerbaijan
  Bahamas
  Bahrain
  Bangladesh
  Barbados
  Belarus
  Belgium
  Belize
  Benin
  Bermuda
  Bhutan
  Bolivia
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Botswana
  Brazil
  Brunei
  Bulgaria
  Burkina Faso
  Burma
  Burundi
  Cambodia
  Cameroon
  Canada
  Cape Verde
  Cayman Islands
  Central African Republic
  Chad
  Chile
  China
  Colombia
  Comoros
  Congo (Brazzaville)
  Congo (Kinshasa)
  Costa Rica
  Cote d'Ivoire
  Croatia
  Cuba
  Cyprus
  Czech Republic
  Denmark
  Djibouti
  Dominica
  Dominican Republic
  Ecuador
  Egypt
  El Salvador
  Equatorial Guinea
  Eritrea
  Estonia
  Ethiopia
  Fiji
  Finland
  France
  Gabon
  Gambia
  Georgia
  Germany
  Ghana
  Greece
  Grenada
  Guatemala
  Guinea
  Guinea-Bissau
  Guyana
  Haiti
  Holy See
  Honduras
  Hong Kong
  Hungary
  Iceland
  India
  Indonesia
  Iran
  Iraq
  Ireland
  Israel
  Italy
  Jamaica
  Japan
  Jordan
  Kazakhstan
  Kenya
  Kiribati
  Kosovo
  Kuwait
  Kyrgyzstan
  Laos
  Latvia
  Lebanon
  Lesotho
  Liberia
  Libya
  Liechtenstein
  Lithuania
  Luxembourg
  Macau
  Macedonia
  Madagascar
  Malawi
  Malaysia
  Maldives
  Mali
  Malta
  Marshall Islands
  Mauritania
  Mauritius
  Mexico
  Micronesia
  Moldova
  Monaco
  Mongolia
  Montenegro
  Morocco
  Mozambique
  Namibia
  Nauru
  Nepal
  Netherlands
  Netherlands Antilles
  New Zealand
  Nicaragua
  Niger
  Nigeria
  North Korea
  Norway
  Oman
  Pakistan
  Palau
  Panama
  Papua New Guinea
  Paraguay
  Peru
  Philippines
  Poland
  Portugal
  Qatar
  Romania
  Russia
  Rwanda
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
  Saint Lucia
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  Samoa
  San Marino
  Sao Tome and Principe
  Saudi Arabia
  Senegal
  Serbia
  Seychelles
  Sierra Leone
  Singapore
  Slovakia
  Slovenia
  Solomon Islands
  Somalia
  South Africa
  South Korea
  Spain
  Sri Lanka
  Sudan
  Suriname
  Swaziland
  Sweden
  Switzerland
  Syria
  Taiwan
  Tajikistan
  Tanzania
  Thailand
  Timor-Leste
  Togo
  Tonga
  Trinidad and Tobago
  Tunisia
  Turkey
  Turkmenistan
  Tuvalu
  Uganda
  Ukraine
  United Arab Emirates
  United Kingdom
  United States
  Uruguay
  Uzbekistan
  Vanuatu
  Venezuela
  Vietnam
  Yemen
  Zambia
  Zimbabwe
Geography for Kids
World Maps
Back


QUICK REFERENCE

Countries of the World: Afghanistan
Resources about Afghanistan including maps, facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, and economy.

Economy of Afghanistan GDP (2009 est., purchasing power parity): $23.35 billion. GDP growth (2009 est.): 3.4%. GDP growth average between 2004-2009: 11.25% (est.). GDP per capita (2009 est.): $800. Natural resources: Natural gas, oil, coal, petroleum, copper, chromite, talc, barites, sulfur, lead, zinc, iron ore, salt, precious and semiprecious stones. Agriculture (estimated 31% of GDP): Products--wheat, opium, sheepskins, lambskins, corn, barley, rice, cotton, fruit, nuts, karakul pelts, wool, and mutton. Industry (estimated 26% of GDP): Types--small-scale production of textiles, soap, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, cement; hand-woven carpets; natural gas, coal, and copper. Services (estimated 43% of GDP): Transport, retail, and telecommunications. Trade (2009 est.): Exports--$547 million (does not include opium): fruits and nuts, hand-woven carpets, wool, cotton, hides and pelts, precious and semiprecious gems. Major markets--Central Asian republics, United States, Russia, Pakistan, India. Imports--$5.3 billion: food, petroleum products, textiles, machinery, and consumer goods. Major suppliers--Central Asian republics, Pakistan, United States, India, Germany. Currency: The currency is the afghani, which was reintroduced as Afghanistan's new currency in January 2003. At present, $1 U.S. equals approximately 50 afghanis. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm

Geography of Afghanistan Area: 652,230 sq. km. (251,827 sq. mi.); slightly smaller than Texas. Cities: Capital--Kabul. Other cities--Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, Konduz. Terrain: Landlocked; mostly mountains and desert. Climate: Dry, with cold winters and hot summers. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm

Government of Afghanistan Type: Islamic Republic. Independence: August 19, 1919. Constitution: January 4, 2004. Branches: Executive--president (chief of state). Legislative--bicameral National Assembly; Wolesi Jirga (lower house)--249 seats, Meshrano Jirga (upper house)--102 seats. Judicial--Supreme Court, High Courts, and Appeals Courts. Political subdivisions: 34 provinces. Suffrage: Universal at 18 years. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm

Map of Afghanistan This Map of Afghanistan shows the borders of the country, as well as rivers, and cities including Kabul the capital of Afghanistan (Maps from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm

Official Name of Afghanistan The Official Name of Afghanistan is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm

People of Afghanistan Nationality: Noun and adjective--Afghan(s). Population (July 2009 est.): 28.396 million. More than 3 million Afghans live outside the country, mainly in Pakistan and Iran, although over 5 million have returned since the removal of the Taliban. Annual population growth rate (2009 est.): 2.629%. Main ethnic groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, Aimaq, Baluch, Nuristani, Kizilbash. Religions: Sunni Muslim 80%, Shi'a Muslim 19%, other 1%. Main languages: Dari (Afghan Farsi), Pashto. Education: Approximately 6 million children, of whom some 35% are girls. Literacy (2008 est.)--28.1% (male 43%, female 12%), but real figures may be lower given breakdown of education system and flight of educated Afghans during three decades of war and instability. Health: Infant mortality rate (2009 est.)--151.95 deaths/1,000 live births. Life expectancy (2009 est.)--44.47 yrs. (male); 44.81 yrs. (female). (Facts from the U.S. State Department)
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm



If you notice a broken link or any error PLEASE report it by clicking HERE
 

2010 Kids Maps

Kids Maps