Compiled by Gp Capt Kumar Kirinde, SLAF (Retd) = “AFGHANISTAN: THE SOUTH ASIAN NATION IN TURMOIL Part 1″ …. compiled with use of Wikipedia
Introduction: Afghanistan is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north, and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,864 square kilometers (252,072 sq mi), the country is predominately mountainous with plains in the north and southwest. It is inhabited by 31.4 million people as of 2020, with 4.6 million living in the capital and largest city, Kabul.