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Afghanistan is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Security in Afghanistan is extremely volatile. There are high rates of terrorist attacks. It is one of the poorest countries in the world. The literacy rate is 43%. 



The annual Evangelical growth rate is 0%. It is in the 10/40 window. It is ranked 1st in the persecution ranking. 99.8% of Afghans are Muslims, (90% Sunni Muslim, 10% Shiite Muslim.) Local and national governments are antagonistic towards Christians. Extremist groups (Taliban and ISIS) are active and persecute many Christians. 

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