Description: The Physical Map of Afghanistan showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Located in Central Asia and South Asia, Afghanistan officially known as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked country. With an area of 652,000 km2 (252,000 sq mi), it has Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and China in the far northeast.
It lies between latitudes 29° N and 39° N, and longitudes 60° E and 75° E. Noshaq, at 7,492 m (24,580 ft) above sea level is the highest peak of Afghanistan.
The continental type of climate in Afghanistan has harsh winters in the central highlands and hot summers in the low-lying areas. The Hindu Kush and Pamir Mountains receives snow during the winter. The average temperature ranges between −15 °C (5 °F) and over 35 °C (95 °F).
Most of the parts of the country are dry, despite having numerous rivers and reservoirs. One of the driest regions in the world is situated in Afghanistan in the endorheic region of Sistan Basin.
The north-eastern Hindu Kush mountain range is an area where destructive and deadly earthquakes are frequent. Afghanistan is world's 41st largest nation. Maximum parts of the country are dry, despite having numerous rivers and reservoirs.
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