Doulat i Pádsháhí ye Afghánistán
  • 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, see The Statesman’s Yeab-Book, 1925, pp. 654–55. A new boundary agreement with the Soviet Union was signed in Moscow in June 1946; a joint commission completed the demarcation in Sept. 1948.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1961

Authors and Affiliations

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

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