Joy-e Kalan Destination Guide
Explore Joy-e Kalan in Afghanistan.
Joy-e Kalan in the region of Baghlān is a place in Afghanistan - some 104 mi (or 168 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.
Current time in Joy-e Kalan is now 12:32 PM (Saturday). 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: Taloqan, Sar-e Tangi, Aibak, Qarah Ghuch Mazar, Pul-e Khumri or Qishlah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tawah Shakh, Shorah Chah, Shorak, Sang-e Lashm, Qaltah Qol and Buz Darah. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
June 2012 Afghanistan earthquakes
On 11 June 2012, two earthquakes struck northern Afghanistan, causing a large landslide. The landslide buried the town of Sayi Hazara, trapping 71 people. After four days of digging, only five bodies were recovered and the search was called off. Overall, 75 people were killed and 13 others were injured.
Located at 36.04, 69.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tepe Fullol (also known as Khush Tepe) is the site of an abandoned Bronze Age settlement in northern Afghanistan. It was discovered in 1965 by farmers who discovered gold and silver objects in a grave cache and thereby provided the first evidence of this civilisation in Afghanistan. Tepe Fullol is situated in Baghlan Province at the junction of the Khost and Sai valleys. Based upon excavated materials, it has been dated to between 2600 and 1700 BC.
Located at 36.04, 69.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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