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General Maps of Afghanistan


Map of Afghanistan.  By MapQuest.

Afghanistan.  The Lonely Planet.

Map of Afghanistan.  By National Geographic Xpeditions. Interactive maps for non-commercial use.

Tactical Pilotage Chart. 1:500.000, Defense Mapping Agency.  University of Texas.

Transportation Map of Afghanistan.  1986, University of Texas.

Afghanistan and Neighbors.  Map by The Washington Post.

Afghanistan.  United Nations.  (Acrobat Adobe PDF)


Google Map of Afghanistan.


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Political / Administrative Maps of Afghanistan

Afghan Provinces Map.

City Maps of Afghanistan.

Political Map of Afghanistan.  University of Texas.

Afghanistan Administrative Units.  UNOSAT.

Administrative Divisions of Afghanistan. The Embassy of Afghanistan, London, United Kingdom

Map of Taliban Controlled and Contested Districts in Afghanistan - Google (undated)

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City Maps of Afghanistan


Kabul.  Circa 1986, DoS map, University of Texas.

Kabul.  Circa 1980, University of Texas.

Kabul.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map.  University of Texas.

Herat.  Circa 1998, University of Texas.

Herat.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map, 1:200,000.  University of Texas.

Jalalabad.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map, 1:200,000.  University of Texas.

Kandahar.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map, 1:200,000.  University of Texas.

Mazar-i-Sharif.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map, 1:200,000.  University of Texas.

Tora Bora.  Circa 1985, Russian topo map, 1:200,000. University of Texas.


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Maps of Ethnic Groups in Afghanistan

Ethnic Makeup of Afghanistan.

Ethnic Map of Afghanistan.  Le Monde Diplomatique.

Population Density.

Afghan Ethno-Linguistic Groups.

Ethno-linguistic Groups.  UNOSAT.

Ethnicities in Afghanistan.  2009, University of Texas Library.

Ethnolinguistic Groups in Afghanistan.  1997, University of Texas.

Ethnolingustic Groups.  1972, University of Texas.

Afghanistan's Ethnic Groups.  PBS Newshour.

Afghanistan's Ethno-Linguistic Groups.  Institute for the Study of War.

Pakistan's Tribal Areas.  PBS FRONTLINE.

Languages of Afghanistan.  Ethnologue - Languages of the world.

An Ethnic Jigsaw Puzzle.  The Wall Street Journal.

Map Quiz.  Name ethnic groups of Afghanistan.


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Maps About Afghanistan History

Historical Maps of Afghanistan.  The Library of Congress.

Cabul, The Cantonment.  The First Afghan War of 1839-1843.  University of Texas.

Map of Afghanistan.  1878-1880.  British campaign, British Empire.

Map of Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan. 1892.

Map of Southern Afghanistan.  1880.  British Empire.


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Maps of Military Forces in Afghanistan

Maps of Afghanistan.  By CNN.  Military action, military bases, Northern Alliance, political, topographic, civil war, and more.

Military Bases in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

Locations of Military Forces in Afghanistan.  National Public Radio, November 2009.

Afghan troop map: US and Nato deployments.  BBC News, June 2010.

ISAF Force Distribution in Helmand Province.  Winter 2010.  Institute for the Study of War.


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Maps of Insurgent and Taliban Areas of Afghanistan

Maps of Insurgent Leaders in Afghanistan.  Public Broadcasting System.

Major Insurgent Groups during Afghan - Soviet War.

Map Depicting Taliban Control of Afghanistan.  April 2009, Afghan govt.  Rueters.

Insurgent Activity.  International Council on Security and Development.

The Afghan-Pakistan militant nexus.  Map depicting main Taliban areas in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  BBC News, December 1, 2009.

Graphics of Regional Areas of Afghanistan.  Depicts areas that are sympathetic to the government, neutral, and that supports the insurgency.  "The Five Fronts of the War in Afghanistan", The New York Times, May 13, 2010.

Maps of US Drone and Islamic Militant Attacks in Pakistan.  BBC, July 22, 2010.

Map of Districts Controlled by Taliban. by The Long War Journal, October 5, 2015.

Taliban Influenced in Pakistan's Northwest.  The Long War Journal (2009).

"Heatmap" Visualization of Afghanistan.   A map created by programmers that use Wikileaks Data from 5 years of the conflict (2005-2009).  NPR Blog.


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Maps of Warlords in Afghanistan

Warlords in 2002.

Warlords in 2004.

Opium Production 2002.  UNOSAT.

Maps of Afghanistan.


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Topographic / Relief Maps of Afghanistan

Physical Maps of Afghanistan.

Relief Map of Afghanistan.  University of Texas.

Geography and Relief.

Afghanistan Land Cover.  2002, UNOSAT.

Mountain Ranges of Afghanistan.

Economic Activity and Land Use.

Topography of Afghanistan.  1986, University of Texas.

Shaded Relief Maps of Afghanistan.  John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Afghan Basins and Watersheds.  UNOSAT.

Afghanistan Topographical Map.  Institute for the Study of War.


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Satellite Maps of Afghanistan

Satellite Map of Aghanistan.  Google.

Aerial Imagery of Kabul.  Yahoo!.


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Afghanistan Map Resources

Afghanistan Maps and Data Resources.  GeoCommunity.

Maps of Afghanistan.  Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection, University of Texas.

Maps of Afghanistan.  UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme.

Maps - Afghanistan.  War on Terror News.

Afghanistan Maps.

Afghan Maps.  Institute for the Study of War.

Maps of Afghanistan.

Maps of Afghanistan by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Afghanistan.  Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection.

Afghanistan Information Management Services (AIMS). Maps of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Map Centre.  ReliefWeb.

United Nations Food and Agriculture.  Afghanistan Maps.

Afghan Network.  Collection of regional and local Afghan maps.

Afghanistan Garmin Compatible Maps.  GPSFileDepot.

Afghan Maps.  Institute for the Study of War.

Afghanistan Agricultural Maps.  UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

Afghanistan Map Library. Civil-Military Fusion Centre (CIMIC)

United States Geogological Service. USGS Projects in Afghanistan.


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Afghanistan Maps - Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations

Maps of Afghanistan.  By "The Soil Maps of Asia".  European Digital Archive of Soil Maps - EuDASM.  Maps depicting soil, topography, agriculture, geology, land use, land classification, hydrology, and soil profiles


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Aernautical Maps. Sky Vector

Map of Reconstruction Projects.  "Falling Down: The Race to Reconstruction in Afghanistan", The Washington Post, November 18, 2005.

Electricity. Transitional Energy Investment Plan, USAID, Sep 22, 2014.

Map Showing Assisted Repatriation in Afghanistan.  UNHCR (Mar 02 - Feb 07)

USGS Projects in Afghanistan.  United States Geological Survey

.Road Map of Afghanistan. WikiProject Afghanistan Open Street.

Map of Asia. Nations Online Project. Scale 1:48,000,000. Depicts land mass from Iran to Japan and Russia to Indonesia. Shows all border countries to Afghanistan.

Map of Central Asia. Nations Online Project. Depicts the countries to the north of Afghanistan - to include Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

"Where East Meets West". Afghan crossroads by National Geographic.


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News Articles about Maps in Afghanistan

March 10, 2014."New Maps of Afghanistan Provide "Fingerprint" of Natural Resouces".USGS Newsroom.

October 7, 2011. "Afghan man works with Google to chart unmapped territory in Afghanistan".  CNN Tech.

July 26, 2011. Warfighters reap benefits of LIDAR mapping technology.  Defense Systems.

May 31, 2011. iPad proving invaluable for Marine Corps aviators.  Shephard News.

March 8, 2011.  Local experts helping map Afghanistan.  Geospatial World.

March 6, 2011. Local soldier's app helps fight in Afghanistan.  The Journal Gazette.

March 2, 2011. Agency Harnesses Technology to Aid Defense Interests.American Forces Press Service.

February 26, 2011. Land Warrior turns Dragoon MPs into Robo Cops.  DVIDS.

January 11, 2008. "NGA Supports Afghan Mapping Initiative". Directions Magazine. Article provides info on NGA support to the Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office (AGCHO) and the Afghan Mapping Initiative.


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