The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked country in South-Central Asia. It is variously described as being located within South Asia, Central Asia, and sometimes Western Asia (or the Middle East). It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast, and India claims a border with Afghanistan at Wakhan.
In the beginning of the 20th Century, the great American photographer Lowell Thomas almost lost his life when taking pictures of King Amanullah.
Points of Interest
- King Amanullah (Deceased)