are used in Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.
AFGHANISTAN افغانستان (Country) Pashto, Arabic, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Malay
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.