Sheghnan Destination Guide
Explore Sheghnan in Afghanistan.
Sheghnan in the region of Badakhshan is a town in Afghanistan - some 248 mi (or 400 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.
Current time in Sheghnan is now 01:09 AM (Thursday). 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: Zaybak, Bazar-e Tashkan, Suduj, Sheghnan, Kabul or Sawan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sheghnan, Qal'ah-ye Bar Panj, Buved, Suduj Darah, Pidrud and Yazgan. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Water crossing on the Pamir Highway (8 2...
While driving our Ford Mondeo Estate station wagon (complete with broken suspension) from London, England to Kurgan-Tube, Tajikistan, we took the Pamir Highway--the second highest highway in the world...
Slice of the Pamir Highway (8 97) Roof o...
A small part of the drive through landslide tunnels along the Pamir Highway while on the Roof of the Road Rally 2009. www.thetravelmur.com
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Interesting facts about this location
Khorog Airport is an airport serving Khorugh (also spelled Khorugh), a city in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan. Due to difficult weather conditions, flights are canceled frequently. Until 2001 the city of Murghab was served from Khorog. Due to insufficient demand, this connection has been canceled.
Located at 37.62, 71.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
The Gunt is a red river in the south of Tajikistan. Its source, Lake Yashilkul, is situated at the edge of the Alichur Pamir, a high plateau or pamir at an elevation of 3720m. The city of Khorog is located at the confluence of the Gunt with the Panj River (the latter forming the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan and also being known as Amu Darya, or in antiquity the Oxus). The Gunt, and its affluent Shahdara, power the Pamir I power plant.
Located at 37.62, 71.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
The town of Khorugh, also transliterated as Khoroq, Khorogh, Khorog, or Xoroq is the capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (GBAO) in Tajikistan. It is also the capital of the Shughnon District of Gorno-Badakhshan. It has a population of 28,000 (2000 census). Khorugh is situated 2,200 m above sea level in the Pamir Mountains at the confluence of the Ghund and Panj rivers.
Located at 37.62, 71.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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