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  • Variants

    • Afganistan
    • A-fu-han
    • República Democrática de Afganistán
    • DRA
    • Republic of Afghanistan
    • Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
    • Aphganistan
    • Afeganistão
    • Islamic State of Afghanistan
    • Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
    • Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • Affghanistan
    • Efẍanistan
    • Jumhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān
    • جمهورى اسلامى افغانستان
    • Afghānistān Islāmī Imārat
    • افغانستان
    • Jomhūrī-ye Eslāmī-ye Afġānestān
    • Da Afġānistān Islāmī Jumhoryat
    • Afġānistān Islāmī Jumhoryat
    • Афганистэн
    • Afganistėn
    • Афганистэн Мыслимэн Республикэ
    • Afganistėn Myslimėn Respublikė
    • Islamitiese Republiek van Afghanistan
    • Ahyganitã
    • Tetã Islãrehegua Ahyganitã
    • Ăfqanıstan
    • Ăfqanıstan İslam Respublikası
    • Afghanstan
    • Afghanstan Islam Respublikaḣy
    • Афганістан
    • Afhanistan
    • Ісламская Рэспубліка Афганістан
    • Islamskai͡a Rėspublika Afhanistan
    • Apganistan
    • Islamikong Republika kan Apganistan
    • Афганистан
    • Ислямска република Афганистан
    • Isli͡amska republika Afganistan
    • Islamska republika Afganistan
    • Republik Islamek Afghanistan
    • Afghánská islámská republika
    • Affganistan
    • Gweriniaeth Islamaidd Affganistan
    • Jamhuri-ye Islami-ye Afghanistan
    • アフガニスタン
    • Afuganisutan
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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Sources

    • found: Stenz, E. The climate of Afghanistan, 1946.
    • found: Kao, Y.S. Su-o, I-lang, A-fu-han san chiao kuan hsi, 1980:t.p. (A-fu-han)
    • found: Libro blanco, 1984:t.p. (República Democrática de Afganistán)
    • found: White book, 1982:t.p. (DRA; Democratic Republic of Afghanistan)
    • found: Delastik, G. Aphganistan, 1985.
    • found: Monte, J. Afeganistão, c1986.
    • found: Boston Globe, Oct. 27, 1997(Islamic Taliban movement changed name from Islamic State of Afghanistan to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan)
    • found: Afghanistan national human development report, 2004:t.p. (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan).
    • found: Journals of travels in Assam, Burma, Bootan, Affghanistan and the neighbouring countries, 2001.
    • found: ʻErebe Efẍaniyekan, 2006:p. 24 (Efẍanistan)
    • found: Jumhūrī-i Islāmī-i Afghānistān, ahdāf-i inkishāfī dar pānzdah sāl, guzārish-i sāl-i 1384, 2005 or 2006:(جمهورى اسلامى افغانستان = Jumhڶurڶi-i Islڶamڶi-i Afghڶanistڶan)
    • found: Da mujāhidīnū lapārah lāyiḥah, [199-?]:t.p. (Da Afghānistān Islāmī Imārat)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 24, 2015(Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari: افغانستان, Afڸgڶanistڶan [in roman]), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan); Jomhڶurڶi-ye Eslڶamڶi-ye Afڸgڶanestڶan [in roman]; Da Afڸgڶanistڶan Islڶamڶi Jumhoryat [in roman]) Kabardian page (Афганистэн = AfganistЇen; Афганистэн Мыслимэн Республикэ = AfganistЇen MyslimЇen RespublikЇe) Afrikaans page (Afghanistan, or Afganistan; Islamitiese Republiek van Afghanistan) Guarani page (AhyganitЁa; TetЁa IslЁarehegua AhyganitЁa) Azerbaijani page (ІAfqanstan; ІAfqanstan ЇIslam Respublikas) Bashkir page (Afghanstan; Afghanstan Islam RespublikaЇhy) Belarusian page (Афганістан = Afhanistan; Ісламская Рэспубліка Афганістан = IslamskaЋiЌa RЇespublika Afhanistan) Bikol Central page (Apganistan; Islamikong Republika kan Apganistan) Bulgarian page (Афганистан = Afganistan; Ислямска република Афганистан = IslЋiЌamska republika Afganistan) Bosnian page (Afganistan; Islamska republika Afganistan) Breton page (Afghanistan; Republik Islamek Afghanistan) Czech page (AfghЃanistЃan; AfghЃanskЃa islЃamskЃa republika) Welsh page (Affganistan; Gweriniaeth Islamaidd Affganistan)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, July 30, 2018(Afghanistan. Location: Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran. Geographic coordinates: 33 00 N, 65 00 E. Conventional long form: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Conventional short form: Afghanistan. Local long form: Jamhuri-ye Islami-ye Afghanistan [in roman]. Local short form: Afghanistan. Former: Republic of Afghanistan)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 30, 2018:Afghanistan (country located within South Asia and Central Asia) Central Asia (Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north; Afghanistan, which is a part of South Asia, is also sometimes included in Central Asia)
    • found: BnF catalogue général, July 30, 2018(Notice RAMEAU: Afghanistan. Used for: Afġānistān. Generic term: Asie centrale)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, July 30, 2018(アフガニスタン = Afuganisutan) -
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  • Change Notes

    • 1979-07-31: new
    • 2018-08-01: revised
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