• S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Afghánistán is situated between parallels 29° and 38° 35′ N. lat., and 60° 50′ and 71° 50′ E. long., with a long narrow strip extending to 75° E. long. (Wákhán). For the boundaries, sее The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1925, pp. 654–55. A new boundary agreement with the Soviet Union was signed in Moscow in June 194C; a joint commission completed the demarcation in Sept. 1948.

Doulat iPádsháhí ye Afghánistán


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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