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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in the heart of Asia. Generally considered part of Central Asia, is sometimes grouped within a regional bloc between the Indian subcontinent or the Middle East as a religious, ethno-linguistic and geographic related to most of its neighbors. It borders Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, and the Republic of China to the northeast through the Wakhan corridor. In antiquity, the territory of today's Afghanistan was part of the Achaemenid Persian Empire (500-330 BC), which was set up in various satrapies (Bactria, Drangiana, Aracòsia and Aria). Between 330 BC and 327 BC Alexander the Great established by conquest, the eastern part of its empire in the region. The territory belonging to the later Seleucid kingdom, the Greek kingdom of Bactria, and in part to the Indian empire of Asoka, the Scythians Osaka, Kusan the kingdom, the Sassanid Persians, the Huns and kidarites heftalites, and returned to be under Sassanid rule until the Arabian conquest (Herat was conquered by the Arabs in 651). The introduction to Islam, however, was slow and late. It is produced from Sistan in Ghazni and Kabul. In Afghanistan, near the Punjab, was the center of the state between iranoislàmic 997-1187. Important mosques were built and fortified palaces. Under the dynasty gaznèvida The Guridi (around 1200), the Kart dynasty (Mongol period, XIII and XIV) and the court of Bayqara Husayn (1469-1506).

In Afghanistan you can visit cities like Afghanistan, Bamiyan, Faizabad or Maimana
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dari (Persian): جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان, Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Afghā̄nestā̄n) (Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت, Jumhuriyat Islami of Afghanistan is a country landlocked in the heart of Asia. Generally considered as part of Central Asia, is sometimes grouped within a regional bloc between the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East as a religious, ethno-linguistic and geographic related to most of its neighbors. It borders Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north and the Republic of China to the northeast through the Wakhan corridor. In recent years, wars and conflicts have occurred in the country . In 1978 there was the Saur Revolution, but the strong harassment of Islamic fundamentalists led the Red Army intervention in support of the government, while the guerrillas was supported by U.S., Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and other Muslim nations. In 1989 the Soviets withdrew but the civil war continued. In 1996 the Taliban imposed their regime based on Sharia. In 2001 the United States, aided by an international coalition, in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York, and responding to a policy of persecution of the group Al Qaeda in the region by the U.S. government, overthrew the Taliban government, through the Council authorizing UN Security the creation of an international force to help the regime of President Hamid Karzai, but have not stabilized the country, which is immersed in a constant war. Afghanistan is one of the countries most affected by Al Qaeda along with Pakistan, also the Afghan border with Pakistan is where Al Qaeda prepares terrorist attacks and their other violent activities. Therefore, this place has been affected by the recent terrorist attacks and suicide.
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