Ashley Munderloh

Afghanistan's capital is Kabul

The population is 31,108,077 as of Wed. Feb. 13 2014

Physical Features, The 3 Main Rivers

Theres the Hari Rud in the center, The Helmand in the Southeast, and The Amu Darya in the North.

Country's North, South, East, and West of Afghanistan

  • North-Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China
  • South- Pakistan
  • East- Pakistan
  • West- Iran

History Afghanistan

  • Important trade routes as the Silk Road for centuries extended from China to Europe and it wounded through the mountain's passes in Afghanistan.
  • When Alexander the Great conquered Afghanistan he fell in love and married Roxane.
  • Genghis Khan and his armies destroyed anything in their path even people.
  • When the Arab armies conquered Afghanistan they brought Islam with them.

People & Places

  • There are two official languages spoken in Afghanistan Dari and Pashto.
  • Dari is spoken by maybe half of their population.
  • Pashto is spoken by a third of their population.
  • Dari was not written for hundreds of years but now both are spoken and written.

Lifestyle of a Kid

  • In Afghanistan the kids there have to do adult responsibilities at the age of 10.
  • Afghanistan kids always find fun ways to do simple things because they don't have a lot of free time.
  • Females do all the cooking, washing, and cleaning in the family.
  • Afghanistan people marry and have children at a young age especially in the country side.

Society of Getting Around

  • Not many Afghanistan people own their own cars.
  • There are roads that are paved but some of them got damaged in wars.
  • People on the country side take horse-down carts, animal rides, or they walk.
  • Japan and the United States helped Afghanistan build roads and highways connected to the capital of Kabul to Kandahar.

My Choice

  • The birth is a baby is a time to celebrate three days after females throw a party. Its called a Shab-e-shash.
  • Afghanistan's name means "Lands of the Afghans."
  • Lots of women there were long and base cotton robes is called a chadri.