Geography of Afghanistan

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Afghanistan?
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What is the capital and most populous city of Afghanistan?
Kabul
What is the second most populous city in Afghanistan?
Kandahar
What language is the most commonly-spoken in the country?
Dari
What mountain range covers central Afghanistan?
Hindu Kush
By what country does Afghanistan share its shortest border?
China
What is the dominant ethnic group of Afghanistan?
Pashtuns
What mountain pass between Afghanistan and Pakistan was an
integral part of the ancient Silk Road?
Khyber Pass
Afghanistan is responsible for 90% of world production of what plant?
Opium poppy
What branch of Islam do most of the Hazara people belong to?
Shia
What H city in northwestern Afghanistan was historically known for its wine?
Herat
What is the national animal of Afghanistan?
Snow Leopard
Through what narrow strip of land does Afghanistan border that country?
Wakhan Corridor
Who did the two statues in Bamyan depict - before being destroyed by Taliban?
Buddha
Afghanistan's Registan and Margo are world's 8th and 9th largest. What are they?
Deserts
More of what ethnic group live in Afghanistan than their homeland?
Tajiks
What ancient Greek region, starting with B, is shared by Tajikistan and Uzbekistan?
Bactria
What is the nickname of Afghanistan?
Graveyard of Empires
What major river makes half of the northern border of Afghanistan?
Amu Darya
What is the most populous city in northern Afghanistan?
Mazar-i-Sharif
What province is home to most of the NATO military bases in Afghanistan?
Helmand
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