Countries and their Stereotypical Hats

Challenge #53 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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The USA has their cowboy hat, Mexico has their Sombrero. Please show us photos of hats that are unique to countries around the world. You need to state in your description or title the name of the hat and the country it is unique to.
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Portrait of afghani man wearing a Pakul (Pakol or Khapol). Pakul is a soft, round-topped men's hat, typically of wool and found in any of a variety of earthy colors: brown, black, gray, or ivory. Before it is fitted, it resembles a bag with a round, flat bottom. The wearer rolls up the sides nearly to the top, forming a thick band, which then rests on the head like a beret or cap. It is seen as a hat of the Pashtun people.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 9th November, 2011 19:00 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 9th November, 2011
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 100
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