Afghanistan is located in Central Asia and specifically upon the geologic Iranian plateau. The country is landlocked and mountainous, containing the south-western ranges of the Hindu Kush. There are four major rivers in the country: Amu Darya, Hari Rud, the Kabul and Helmand Rivers. Kabul is the capital city. Other principal cities include Kandahar, Herat and Mazar-e Sharif.
Afghanistan's climate is arid to semiarid. It has cold winters and dry, hot summers, depending on altitude.
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