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It has an area of some 25 1 ,825 square miles (652,225 square kilometres) and is
completely landlocked, the nearest coast lying along the Arabian Sea, about 300
miles to the south. Its longest border, of 1,125 miles (1,810 kilometres), is with ...
Only the rivers in the east, which drain an area of 32,000 square miles, reach the
sea. The Kabul River, the major eastern stream, flows into the Indus River in
Pakistan, which empties into the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. Almost all the
Below Ansongo, 430 miles downstream from Timbuktu, navigability is interrupted
by a series of defiles and rapids. The river becomes navigable to small vessels
again at Labbezanga — from which it flows into Niger — and continues to be ...
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