• M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


AFGHÁNISTÁN is a country of Asia lying between parallels 29° and 38° 35′ of north latitude, and 60° 50′and 74° 50′ of east longitude, with a long narrow strip extending to 75° east longitude (Wákhán). For the boundaries, see THE STATESMAN’S YEAR-BOOK for 1925, pp. 654–55; for the treaty of November, 1921, see THE STATESMAN’S YEAR-BOOK for 1928, p. 642; and for earlier British relations with Afghanistan, see THE STATESMAN’S YEAR-BOOK for 1916, pp. 662–3.


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Books of Reference

Afghánistán.: Books of Reference.

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