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The state in South Asia was created in 1947 from the Muslim-majority parts of British India. Starting in the west, it borders clockwise on Iran, Afghanistan, China and India. There is practically no viticulture in this Islamic state due to the prohibition of alcohol. In 2012, the area under vines covered 17,000 hectares with an upward trend, of which almost exclusively sultanas and table grapes were produced. In the high mountain valleys along the Silk Road, there are still many wild vines from which wine is also produced in small quantities

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