Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Afghanistan shares a 46-mile border with China. Venetian explorer Marco Polo used it in his Silk Road travels. It's rumored to have a fort Alexander the Great was not able to conquer, and it has one of the largest untouched copper mines in the world.

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