Thursday, August 16, 2012

Facts about Afghanistan

Afghanistan


  1. This is Afghanistan's flag. This is what Afghanistan’s flag stands for Black stands for the occupation of foreigners, red represents the blood of freedom fighters, and green stand for Islam. In the middle of the flag is a mehrab, an arch in a mosque where the congregation stands, and a mender, a pulpit in a mosque. The mehrab and mender are both in white, and are enclosed by wheat.

2.Afghanistan is located in south-central Asia.
3.These are Afghanistan's wildlife. Afghanistan has long been known for its rich and diverse wildlife, as recorded in the memoirs of Babur, founder of the Mughal dynasty that ruled the country from 1483 to 1530. Tigers and cheetahs have been present in lowland parts of Afghanistan until the mid-twentieth century.



4.Afghanistan is scheduled to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. Currently two competitors Rohullah Nikpai and Nesar Ahmad Bahavee have qualified in Taekwondo. Rohullah Nikpai won Afghanistan's first ever Olympic medal, a bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and also a bronze at the 2011 World Taekwondo Championships, and is considered a potential medallist.





5. Afghanistan has competed in 12 Summer Games. They have never appeared in any Winter Games.



6. Afghanistan has about 35,320,445 people in there part of the world.






7. Afghanistan capital city is Kabul.




8.What Afghanistan know for is....
The culture of Afghanistan has been around for over two millenniums, tracing record to at least the time of the Achaemenid Empire in 500 BCE


4 comments:

  1. That's grate Amy. It must of tock you a long time to find those facts.

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    1. Thanks Zeb. I didn't really take very long for me to find facts it's just basic I.C.T skills.

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  2. Awesome Amy. I love all of the facts you have found out about Afghanistan. Good job

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