Afghanistan on a world map. Located in the continent of asia afghanistan covers 652230 square kilometers of land making it the 41st largest nation in terms of land area. Khanate of bukhara in the north shia safavids in the west with the remaining area was controlled by the delhi sultanate. Its capital and largest city is kabul. Satellite view is showing kabul largest city and the national capital of afghanistan located in a narrow valley along the kabul river overlooked by the asmai and sherdawaza mountain ranges in the east central part of the country.
In the late eighteenth century kabul was established as afghanistans capital. Afghanistan landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south central asia. Lying along important trade routes connecting southern and eastern asia to europe and the middle east afghanistan has long been a prize sought by empire builders. Geographical and political facts flags and ensigns of afghanistan.
Afghanistan islamic republic of afghanistan asia see prayer information geography. Afghanistan became an independent state in 1919 after gaining its sovereignty from the united kingdom. This strategic land has been fought over by rival foreign empires for nearly three thousand years. This is made using different types of map projections methods like mercator.
A world map can be defined as a representation of earth as a whole or in parts usually on a flat surface. Dry and mountainous but with fertile valleys. Afghanistan officially the islamic republic of afghanistan is a mountainous landlocked country in south central asia at an important geopolitical location it connects the middle east with central asia and the indian subcontinent.