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Afghan Musical Instruments __ gallery of click-to-view traditional Afghan musical instruments. - illustrated - From afghan-network.net - http://www.afghan-network.net/Culture/instruments.html 

Afghan Tribal Diversity Undermines Attempts at Unity __ While this is a dated article - 2001, there is still much to be said about the problem. "Among the tribal ethnic groups, allies one day can be enemies the next. That remains true not only in Afghanistan but in many parts of the world, where tribalism remains powerful in the 21st century." - from National Geographic - http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2001/11/1126_wireafghantribes.html 

Afghanistan Online: Culture __ Several click-to-read articles about Afghan culture. You will find information about subjects such as cooking, wisdom stories, clothing and more. - illustrated - From afghan-web.com - http://www.afghan-web.com/culture/ 
 
Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage __ "This melting pot has produced a number of ethnic groups. Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, Uzbeks and Turkmens form the majority, whilst Baluch, Turkmen, Aimaq, Nuristani, Pamiri, Pashai, Kirghiz and Kazakh all call Afghanistan their home." A good overview. - illustrated - From City University London - http://www.student.city.ac.uk/~rc391/betty/Afghanpage1i.html  

 

Costumes Of Afghanistan __ A brief summary of Afghan costume with one image of a man in traditional dress. - illustrated - From afghan-network.net - http://www.afghan-network.net/Culture/costumes.html

Ethnic Groups of Afghanistan __ Read about the eight major ethnic groups which make up Afghanistan. You will find history, an overview and images. - illustrated - From WebMedia iNteractive - http://www.afghan-network.net/Ethnic-Groups/ 

Ethnologue report for Afghanistan __ This web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Afghanistan. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Afghanistan
 
Languages Of Afghanistan __ A summary of the languages spoken in Afghanistan, some general information about each, location and the number of speakers. - from Ethnologue, 13th Edition - http://www.afghan-network.net/Culture/languages.html

National Geographic: Afghanistan - Maps, News, Photos, More __ Not only will you get the news and other updates on Afghanistan, there is excellent photo coverage and a section of lesson plans and other resources for both teacher and student. - illustrated - From National Geographic - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/landincrisis/

UN helps rebuild Afghan culture __ Read about a few UNESCO plans to try and preserve ancient Afghan culture such as the Buddhas of Bamiyan. - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/2992760.stm 

Warring Afghan tribal leaders agree to unite __ Considering the ease with which tribal groups come to odds, this 'uniting' is not the least of their accomplishments. A dated article from January 2002. - From CNN - http://www.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/central/01/28/gen.afghan.peace.convoy/ 

Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of Afghanistan __ This website of the Afghanistan Embassy to Australia contains a lot of information including culture, travelers guide to Kabul, business and a lot more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Afghanistan - http://www.afghanembassy.net/


 

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