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Empty rooms at Kabul Museum - photo by Carl Montgomery - CC-BY

Population 1999 (millions) ................................ 25.82
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 800
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 20
Unemployment.....................................................................8%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.9
Labor force (%) ....... 3.31

 

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Lake Band-e-Amir, Afghanistan - photo by Carl Montgomery - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................250,000 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ..........................20.7
Life expectancy at birth (years)................................................45.49
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)......................................151
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................40
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 66
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................49

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Go to Afghanistan Capital City Kabul City Profile

Afghanistan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and Afghanistan history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/afghanistan/

Afghanistan __ A good overview, Afghanistan history, Afghanistan government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107264.html

Afghanistan (AFG) - ADB.org __ Learn about Afghanistan's prospects for the future. You will find information about Afghanistan culture, international partnerships, business and Afghanistan economics. - illustrated - From Asian Development Bank - http://www.adb.org/Afghanistan/default.asp

 
 

Afghanistan Directory __ Here you will find the first Afghan Search Engine and Web Directory. The Web Portal provides information on issues about Afghanistan and it's people to Afghans and non-Afghans alike. It is a gateway to Afghan culture, business, Afghanistan history , sports, media, news, Afghanistan government, tourism, art, literature, music and more. - illustrated - From Afghana - http://www.afghana.com/

Afghanistan Exports __ You will find charted Afghanistan exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic.  But first, select your country from the dropdown menu. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Afghanistan for Kids __ Lesson plans and other resources for teachers and kids. - From mrdonn.org - http://countries.mrdonn.org/afghanistan.html

Afghanistan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Afghanistan geography, Afghanistan maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blafghanistan.htm

Afghanistan Government __ You will find Afghanistan government history, constitutions, Afghanistan political parties, and head figures. There are also links to Afghanistan government ministries and services. - From afghangovernment.com - http://www.afghangovernment.com/ 
 

 

Afghanistan for Kids __ You will find sections including Colorful Kabul, Counting Fun, food, clothing and more. - illustrated - From by Profs. Alleen and Don Nilsen - http://www.public.asu.edu/~apnilsen/afghanistan4kids/index2.html

afghanistan map and map of afghanistan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Afghanistan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/af.htm

Afghanistan News __ "News on Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net." - From topix.com - http://www.topix.com/world/afghanistan 

Afghanistan Photos __ You will find several pages of photo images, pictures of Afghanistan. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Afghanistan/

Afghanistan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Afghanistan as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Afghanistan and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/afghanistan

Afghanistan pictures, Afghanistan images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Afghanistan as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Afghanistan images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_afghanistan_72.html 

Afghanistan Study - Social Studies Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit ... __ You will find a social studies lesson plan about Afghanistan for grade 9.  Goals, procedure and materials needed. - From lessonplanspage.com - http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SSAfghanistanStudy-GeogPoliticsPeople9.htm 

Afghanistan's Web Site: Afghanistan Afghan __ You will find news, Afghanistan culture, Afghanistan history, politics and much more. - illustrated - From Afghanistans.com - http://www.afghanistans.com/

BBC News - Afghanistan country profile __ A general overview with description of culture, economy, politics, foreign relations ad more.  A good social studies resource - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/country_profiles/1162668.stm

CIA the World Factbook, Afghanistan __ Information found here includes map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and more. - illustrated - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html

Consular Information sheet __ You will find background notes and travel information including entry and exit requirements, safety and security, crime, health and transport. - From US State Department - http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1056.html

Country guide Afghanistan __ General overview and Afghanistan country profile. - From Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/countries/afghanistan.html 

Doing Business in Afghanistan __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=2

Economy of Afghanistan __ "The outlook of Afghanistan's economy has improved significantly since 2002 due to the infusion of over 18 billion US dollars in international assistance, dramatic improvements in agricultural production, and the end of a four-year drought in most of the country." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Afghanistan with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Afghanistan 

Ethnologue report for Afghanistan __ This web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Afghanistan. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Afghanistan

For Teachers: Lesson Plans - The Embassy of Afghanistan __ A small collection of lesson plans about Afghanistan.  Goals, procedure and materials. - From Embassy of Afghanistan - http://www.embassyofafghanistan.org/teachers.html

Institute for Afghan Studies __ You will find many resources for Afghanistan social studies including politics, current events, constitutions and more. - illustrated - From institute-for-afghan-studies.org - http://www.institute-for-afghan-studies.org/

A Kid's Life in Afghanistan __ An overview of a kid's life in Afghanistan written in first person and aimed for kids. - From thinkquest.org - http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212302/afghanistan.html 

 
 

Maps_Of_Afghanistan __ You will find a wide variety of Afghanistan map resources. Select Afghanistan map from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Afghanistan.html

National Geographic: Afghanistan - Maps, News, Photos, More __ Not only will you get the news and other updates on Afghanistan, there is excellent photo coverage and a section of lesson plans and other resources for both teacher and student. - illustrated - From National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/landincrisis/

Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of Afghanistan __ This website of the Afghanistan Embassy to Australia contains a lot of information including travelers guide to Kabul, business and a lot more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Afghanistan - http://www.afghanembassy.net/

Women’s Rights in Post-War Afghanistan _ A lesson plan based around the "Afghanistan Unveiled" video.  Goals, materials, procedure. - From pbs.org - http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/afghanistanunveiled/edu_2.pdf

 
 

 

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