Struggles on Afghanistan

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Afghanistan is a poor, landlocked country located in Central Asia. The country is quite small, with barely any water close by. With barely a 5th of the US’ GDP, Afghanistan is a underdeveloped country with little to no sanitation. Having about 6 million people with no access or poor welfare, the country has a low population along with low life expectancy. This underdeveloped, desolate, war torn country has a long continuing history. Being the 41st largest country in the world, the country’s area is 652, 230 square kilometers. That would make the country slightly smaller than Texas. Pakistan, China, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan are some of the countries surrounding Afghanistan. The country has NO bodies of water, is landlocked, and is mostly made up of rugged mountains. Afghanistan has no coastline, having barely any rain and humidity. Because of the country’s location, Afghanistan has hot summers. They are hotter than most countries because of being landlocked. There are cold winters, because of the mountains. Based on the country’s size, the population is quite large. Afghanistan has a population of 31, 108, 077 Afghans.The US has a population of 316, 438, 601 americans. That is about 10% of the US’s population. Afghanistan’s population growth rate is 2.29. Did you know that Afghanistan males have a life expectancy of 48.81 years? Thats 29.35 less than US males’ life expectancy. The Afghan women live for a few years longer based on life
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