Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country in Asia. It is covered with tall mountains and dry deserts. Photo Gallery kite fighting Kabul Herat Hindu Kush mountain range markhor (wild goat) Kabuli Pulao Afghan hound Afghan women in Kabul Afghan rug Blue Mosque (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian National Emblem National Animal Snow leopard National Flower Tulip Click the Buttons to Explore Further Afghanistan Challenge PDF Books About Afghanistan Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.