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Qala i Naw Destination Guide

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Qala i Naw in the region of Badghis with it's 9,000 inhabitants is a place in Afghanistan - some 344 mi (or 554 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qala i Naw is now 10:29 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Tagab-e Khoshmargh, Shahrak, Rabat-e Sangi-ye Pa'in, Mazari Sharif or Baghak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tagab-e Isma'il, Sinjitak, Qala i Naw, Oy Mad, Mamakow and Dahan-e Gharghaitu. We saw 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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Interesting facts about this location

Qala i Naw Airport

Qala i Naw Airport is an airport serving the city of Qala i Naw in Badghis Province, Afghanistan. It is also known as Qala Nau Airport. It has scheduled services with Pamir Airways. This airport is unique in the fact that the runway is actually a highway that is utilized when there is no air traffic. When aircraft arrive, Spanish soldiers close down the highway and it becomes a runway. The runway lies adjacent to a Spanish forward operating base (FOB).

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Located at 34.99, 63.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Badghis Province

Ab Kamari District

Ab Kamari is a district in the west of Badghis Province, Afghanistan. Its population was estimated at 36,300 in 2002, the ethnic makeup of which was approximately 80% Tajik with a Pashtun minority. The district capital is Sang Atesh. Other localities include Ab Khuda'i, Alkhan, Anjir, Duzdanak, Gana Gul, Khalifa, and Papal. Ab Kamari is known for its pistachio forests.

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Located at 34.99, 63.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Badghis Province