Afghani

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Afghan

, Afghani
1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Afghanistan
2. another name for Pashto (the language)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Afghani

 

the monetary unit of Afghanistan, introduced in 1926, replacing the Kabul rupee. The afghani is divided into 100 puls. On the exchange of the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, 100 afghanis were equal to 2 rubles, 1 kopek (April 1970).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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