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Shinwari Destination Guide

Explore Shinwari in Afghanistan.

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Shinwari in the region of Baghlān is a town in Afghanistan - some 107 mi (or 173 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shinwari is now 05:23 PM (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: Yakah Putah, Taloqan, Shahabuddin, Aibak, Pul-e Khumri or Shinwari. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

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, 68.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Former populated places in Afghanistan, Kushan Empire, Pre-Islamic history of Afghanistan, Sites along the Silk Road

Khogyani, Ghazni

Khogyani is located 17 km northwest of Ghazni. It was the district center of the big Bahrami Shahid (Jaghatu) district before the year 2005. Now it is the center of Khogyani District.

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Located at 36, 68.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Ghazni 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, 68.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Improvised explosive device bombings in Afghanistan, Mass murder in 2007, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2007