This category lists sites that provide information about Afghanistan. It includes information about the land itself, the people who inhabit it, and their way of life.
Afghanistan - Surviving in the Mountains
[ Kids/Teens ] Find captivating images of the people and places of this country and learn a little about life in the mountains.
Afghanistan for Kids
[ Kids/Teens ] See what Afghan people eat and wear, learn about their crafts, and read a story from the Middle East.
Afghanistan Online
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers information on the country's history, culture, geography, and politics. Also includes news, recipes, and biographies.
BBC News - Country Profile: Afghanistan
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
BBC News: Who are the Taleban? (2008)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] The history and background of the Taleban movement that has been staging a comeback in Afghanistan.
CIA - The World Factbook: Afghanistan
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Official site provides news, information and photos about the country and its culture, tourism, trade and foreign affairs along with consular services.
Fact Monster - Afghanistan
[ Kids ] Fast facts and information for kids about the country's geography, government, history, economy, land and people.
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Office of the President
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Official site provides speeches, presidential biography and links to other government websites.
Lonely Planet - Afghanistan
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Facts and advice for traveling along with background material on the culture and history of the country.
Perry-CastaƱeda Library Map Collection - Afghanistan Maps
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Country, city and thematic maps, along with links to maps on other web sites. From the Perry-CastaƱeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas.
U.S. Department of State - Afghanistan Consular Information Sheet
[ Mature Teens ] Offers travel information including Background Notes, entry and exit requirements, safety and security, crime, health and transport.
Understanding Afghanistan: Land in Crisis
[ Kids/Teens ] News, maps, photos, and other information on the country from National Geographic.
University of Colorado - GovPubs: Afghanistan
[ Mature Teens ] Links to resources from the country's own government, the United States, the United Nations and international sources.
US Department of State - Afghanistan
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Country portal offers a map and links to Background Notes, Country Study, the US embassy and the current ambassador, USAID page, press releases, fact sheets, annual Human Rights Reports and other major reports including Industry Market Reports.
US Library of Congress - Country Study: Afghanistan
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] 1997 country profile provides information about its historical setting, society and environment, economy, government and politics, and national security.
World Health Organization (WHO) - Afghanistan
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] UN health agency provides news, information and statistics on the country's public health issues and services, professional health workers, disease outbreaks, and government legislation and expenditures.
BBC News: Who are the Taleban? (2000)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells who these people are, how they come into power, and what they have done since assuming control of the land. (December 20, 2000)
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