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					Name: Afghanistan

President: Hamid Karzai

Location: Central Asia

Capital: Kabul

Big Cities: Kabul, Kandahar, Herat, Mazar and Jalabad.

Borders: China, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenstan and

Uzbekistan.
•   Eid-ul-Fitr
•   Eid-ul-Adha
•   Aashoora
•   Mawlid-e-Nabi
•   Nawruz ( New Year) March 21st
•   Jashan (independence Day) August 19
• Two Eids: Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha
• After month long fasting people enjoy the feast of Eid
  ul Fitr.
• People pray collectively in mosques, and then go to
  meet their friends and relatives.
• They wear new clothes and eat sweet dishes.
Eid Prayer
• Nauroz is the largest and best known festival
  in Afghanistan, particularly in Mazar e Sharif,
  where it is called Gul-e-Sorkh (Red Rose).

• Buzkashi games are held.

• People play music and dance.

• Farmers express their joy for the produce.
Buzkashi
•   Kabuli Pallaw
•   Kabab
•   Aushak
•   Aash
•   Samanak
•   Mantoo
•   Fruits & Nuts
• It is the most popular dish of
  Afghanistan.
• It is steamed rice with chops
  of raisins and carrot.
• It is often served with lamb.
• Other variants of pulao are
  also available in Afghanistan.
• People eat it with meat,
  vegetables or beans.
• Lamb kabab is a favorite of
  the Afghans. Afghan kabab
  is mostly served with naan
  (bread), and rarely rice.
• Lamb chops, ribs, kofta
  (ground beef) and chicken
  kababs are served in good
  Kabul restaurants.
• Mantu are steamed dumplings fattened with
  minced onion beef
• Female:
Male clothes:
Attan is a traditional Afghan
dance. Done by both men and
women. It is said to be one of
oldest Afghan dance.
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Sources: http://afghanistan.saarctourism.org/festivals.html

				
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