Afghanist The Country Of Afghanistan Essay

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AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan is made up of mostly mountainous terrain, with plains to the southeastern and northern parts of the country. It spreads across 251,827 sq. miles, making it just smaller than the state of Texas which comes in at 268,820 sq. miles.
The country is located between Southern Asia and Central Asia. It is bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, China, and India. This location centering between central and southern Asia makes Afghanistan both landlocked and a land bridge within Asia.
The country of Afghanistan has been seen on the news around the world during the past decade for the conflicts and turmoil it has faced. The overthrow of the Taliban government in 2002 has led to mass conflict within the country. The Taliban extremist group has fought for the past decade to regain control but has failed. Afghani civilians and national defense groups received support from countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. It was not until the end of 2014 that the war was declared over between the countries. The country of Afghanistan is now in a stage of reform and rebuilding that will play a significant role in how they evolve economically. International Trade
Afghanistan has recently begun regaining strength but is still amongst one of the poorest countries in the world. It is only in the past year that Afghanistan has started building strong trade relations with other countries. They currently trade at a…

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