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Maps of Afghanistan: Demographics, Violence, and Economics

Below are maps of Afghanistan, to help provide some visual, economic, and demographic context to the country. Click on each map to enlarge.

National Map


(Source: http://www.afghan-network.net)

Intense Opium Cultivation and Taliban Control (2008)


(Source: Senlis)

Insurgent Attacks and NATO/Afghan Offensives (2008)


(Source: Senlis)

Ethno-linguistic Groups (from 1997)


(Source: The University of Texas)

A more recent and more detailed map of Ethno-linguistic distribution can be found in PDF form at www.afghan-network.net.

A map of tribal groups can be found at the Senlis Council.

Known Resources (from 2008)


(Source: U.S. Department of Defense)

Economic Map (from 1982)

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(Source: The University of Texas)

Major Roads

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  1. June 14, 2010 at 1:44 am

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  1. December 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm

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