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Ru Kol in the region of Badakhshan is a town in Afghanistan - some 190 mi (or 306 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ru Kol is now 07:43 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Taysh Khan, Bazar-e Tashkan, Parukh, Netsun, Khushnak or Khujand. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zaybak, Zar Khan, Surkh Darah, Shulwadar, Ru Kol and Mianah Red Khwa. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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The Sweetest Embrace (2008) clip 2

01:20 min ( December 10, 2008 by Najeeb Mirza)
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A documentary film by Najeeb Mirza. The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan follows Soorgul and Amir on a moving journey home to Afghanistan after 16 years in exile. Sent as school boys to neighbo...

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Interesting facts about this location

Zebak, Afghanistan

Zebak (also Zibak or Zebok) is the capital of the Zebak District in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. The city is based in the delta of the Sanglich river. It lies at the foot of the Daliz Pass on one of the natural routes that connects it with Tajikistan approximately 35 kilometers to the north, and with Pakistan which is just 20 kilometers to the south. It has a distincive landscape and is known for its scenic pasture and natural springs.

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Located at 36.59, 71.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Badakhshan Province

Ishkoshim, Tajikistan

Ishkoshim, also Ishkashim, is the capital of Ishkoshim District in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in south-east Tajikistan. It lies on the Panj River, at a point where its direction turns sharply north. Ishkoshim lies opposite a town of the same name in Afghanistan, although the name of the Afghan town is normally transliterated Ishkashim following Persian practice. A bridge opened in 2006 links the two towns.

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Located at 36.59, 71.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Tajikistan border crossings, Populated places in Gorno-Badakhshan

Ishkashim District

Ishkashim District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The capital is the city of Ishkashim . The people of the region are called Tajiks and some of them speak the Ishkashimi language. The total population of the district is approximately 11,000 residents. Ishkashim District lies along the international border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, where there is a settlement with the same name The border is currently only open for humanitarian deliveries.

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Located at 36.59, 71.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Badakhshan Province