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Baysakal Destination Guide

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Baysakal in the region of Baghlān is a place in Afghanistan - some 123 mi (or 198 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Baysakal is now 11:29 PM (Wednesday). 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: Yakah Putah, Taloqan, Sar-e Asyab, Aibak, Rabatak or Gurgurak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tah-e Khunak and Baysakal. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Ab-Kol

Ab Kol is a village in Baghlan Province on the Kunduz River. Around the turn of the 20th century, it was said to contain about 80 houses, all of which were inhabited by Ghilzai. Recent maps no longer show the location however. The nearest approximation is Aq Qol, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:36.22|N|68.50|E||||| | |name= }}.

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Located at 36.23, 68.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Baghlan Province

2007 Baghlan sugar factory bombing

The 2007 Baghlan sugar factory bombing occurred on November 6, 2007 when a bomb exploded in the centre of Baghlan, Afghanistan, while a delegation of parliamentarians was visiting, killing dozens including several lawmakers.

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Located at 36.23, 68.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Improvised explosive device bombings in Afghanistan, Mass murder in 2007, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2007

Surkh Kotal

Surkh Kotal, also called Chashma-i Shir or Sar-i Chashma, is an ancient archaeological site located in the southern part of the region of Bactria, about 18 km north of the city of Puli Khumri, the capital of Baghlan Province of Afghanistan. It is the location of monumental constructions made during the rule of the Kushans.

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Located at 36.23, 68.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Former populated places in Afghanistan, Kushan Empire, Pre-Islamic history of Afghanistan, Sites along the Silk Road