Economy of Afghanistan: Afghanistan is an impoverished and least developed country, one of the world's poorest because of decades of war and lack of foreign investment.
As of 2013, the nation's GDP stands at about $45.3 billion with an exchange rate of $20.65 billion, The Afghan economy has been growing at about 10% per year in the last decade. The country is known for producing some of the finest pomegranates, grapes, apricots, melons, and several other fresh and dry fruits, including nuts.
Mining: Afghanistan has an average 2.9 billion (bn) barrels (bbl) of crude oil, 15.7 trillion cubic feet (440 bn m3) of natural gas, and 562 million bbl of natural gas liquids. Besides that country has huge amounts of lithium, copper, gold, coal, iron ore, and other minerals.
Transportation: Air transport in Afghanistan is provided by Ariana Afghan Airlines (AAA), and by private companies such as Afghan Jet International, East Horizon Airlines, Kam Air, Pamir Airways, and Safi Airways.
The country has only two rail links, one a 75 km line from Kheyrabad to the Uzbekistan border and the other a 10 km long line from Toraghundi to the Turkmenistan border.
Traveling by bus in Afghanistan remains dangerous due to careless and intoxicated bus drivers as well as militant activities. The buses are usually older model Mercedes-Benz and owned by private companies. Serious traffic accidents are common on Afghan roads and highways, particularly on the Kabul–Kandahar and the Kabul–Jalalabad Road.
Education in Afghanistan: Education in the country includes K–12 and higher education, which is supervised by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education.
Education is served by the Kabul University, American University of Afghanistan, Kandahar University in the south, Herat University in the northwest, Balkh University in the north, Nangarhar University and Khost University etc.
Sports: The Afghanistan national football team has been competing in international football since 1941. The national team plays its home games at the Ghazi Stadium in Kabul, while football in Afghanistan is governed by the Afghanistan Football Federation.
Culture of Afghanistan: Afghans display pride in their culture, nation, ancestry, and above all, their religion and independence. The nation has a complex history that has survived either in its current cultures or in the form of various languages and monuments. However, many of its historic monuments have been damaged in recent wars. literacy is low, classic Persian and Pashto poetry plays an important role in the Afghan culture. Poetry has always been one of the major educational pillars in the region, to the level that it has integrated itself into culture.