The goal of this club is to promote, and embrace the cultural heritage of Afghanistan through social events, education, mentorship, and fundraising.We have members of all nationalities and ethnicities. We are open to anyone interested in promoting our mission. If you want to be a part of an exciting organization which has high goals yet a geniune and friendly atmosphere, come see what we're about. Our meeting happen every week and are open to any one who is interested in the Afghan culture. We have social events such as the food fair where we get to sell food from Afghanistan and try other foods from other cultures. We try to educate people by teaching them important elements of the Afghan culture. If you are interested please come and join us to our weekly meetings. I promise that you will have a lot of fun!
Afghan = "The People", stan = "The Land of"
Afghanistan = "The Land of Afghans"
- Population: 32,738,376 (July 2008 est.)
- Official Languages: Pashtu and Dari.\
Sunni Muslim 80%, Shi'a Muslim 19%, Other (Hindu, Christian) 1%
- Ethnic Groups:
Pashtun 42%, Tajik 27%, Hazara 9%, Uzbek 9%, Aimak 4%, Turkmen 3%, Baloch 2%, other 4%
Afghani (1 Afghani (AF) = 100 puls)
19 August 1919 (from UK control over Afghan foreign affairs)
- Total Area:
647,500 sq km (250,000 sq. miles)
- Environment - International Agreements:
party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection
signed, but not ratified: Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Life Conservation