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Shikastagan Destination Guide

Explore Shikastagan in Afghanistan.

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Shikastagan in the region of Badakhshan is a town in Afghanistan - some 162 mi (or 261 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shikastagan is now 11:07 AM (Tuesday). 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: Wakhshi, Teshkan, Bazar-e Tashkan, Taloqan, Tah Jari or Khushkah Darah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zard Khak, Awarzan, Shikastagan, Sang Ab, Namazgah and Gang Shahr. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Darra-e Kur

Darra-e Kūr or Bābā Darwīsh, is an archaeological sites in Badakhshan province in Afghanistan. It's situated just northeast of Kalafgān near the village of Chinār-i Gunjus Khān 63 km east of Taloqan, on the road to Faizabad. The cave is high up on the side of the valley near the hamlet of Bābā Darwīsh. A rock shelter, well-stratified in silt deposits laid down by a stream. Approximately 800 stone implements were recovered, of two basic types: flint and sickle blades, and large diabase points.

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Located at 36.74, 70.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Neolithic, Paleolithic