Long ago Afghanistan was called ''khorasaan''. Khorasaan is mix word of ''khor+asaan'' which means sun's and high place, earth and sunlight is East. In persian 'khor' comes from khorshid which means sun and 'asaan' means easy. And because 'Khorasan' is in the east of Iran that's why Aghanistan got this name.
Afghanistan has had this name for fifteen hundrer years as a formal and complete name. First after hundred of years the name Afghanistan was applied to a very little part of the country in south, which added the southeren province. After ''Sidozai'' and ''Mohammad zai'' tribes slowly and slowly
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