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Type Country
Pronounced Pron. af-gha-nees-TAN(Arabic)
af-GAN-i-stan(English)
AF-GA-NEES-TAHN(French)

Meaning & History

From Pashto افغانستان (Afghanistan), from the Persian ethnic name افغان (Afkhan) meaning "Afghan, Pashtun" combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.