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Location: Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran
Population: 25,838,797 (July 2000 est.) - Capital: Kabul
Ethnics Groups: Pashtun 38%, Tajik 25%, Uzbek 6%, Hazara 19%, minor ethnic groups (Aimaks, Turkmen, Baloch, and others)
Languages: Pashtu 35%, Afghan Persian (Dari) 50%, Turkic languages (primarily Uzbek and Turkmen) 11%, 30 minor languages (primarily Balochi and Pashai) 4%, much bilingualism
Religions: Sunni Muslim 84%, Shi'a Muslim 15%, other 1%

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Proverbs from Afghanistan
What you see in yourself is what you see in the world.
There are twenty-five uncaught sparrows for a penny.
Don't show me the palm tree, show me the dates.
Only stretch your foot to the length of your blanket.
No one says his own buttermilk is sour.

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