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Dehdadi in the region of Balkh is a town located in Afghanistan - some 192 mi (or 308 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Dehdadi is now 11:05 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yaka Tut, Ufmalik, Tuzhnah-ye Nasiri, Takhta Pul, Shibirghan or Qal'ah-ye 'Abbas Khan. When in this area, you might want to check out Sherabad, Sar-e Asyab, Rabat-e Pa'in, Rabat-e Bala, Qala-i-Ajiri and Dehdadi as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Afghanistan: Zarghoona's Story

04:38 min ( August 14, 2009 by savethechildrenuk)
Views: 2,007 - Rating: 5/5

Zarghoona is 16, and has been working for as long as she can remember, embroidering clothes and wrapping sweets. She wasn't able to use a tape measure until 6 months ago when she started attending a W...

NATO in Afghanistan - Afghanistan's fema...

02:41 min ( May 07, 2012 by NATOCOMMUNITY)
Views: 2,251 - Rating: 4.46667/5

Still a relatively unknown sport in Afghanistan, table tennis is only practised in a handful of areas. Shazia, has excelled so much in the sport over the last couple of years that she is now a member ...

Vater unser - Einsatzsong Bundeswehr (Af...

05:08 min ( March 19, 2009 by MrNiceToKnow)
Views: 563,600 - Rating: 4.45745/5

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Mazaar-e Sharif 23 FEB 2012

05:48 min ( March 05, 2012 by AfghanOldBlue)
Views: 9,230 - Rating: 4/5

Driving through Mazaar-e Sharif days after the Quran burning at Bagram. The pattern of life is pretty normal. Lots of things that you normally see on the streets of Afghan cities

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Qala-i-Jangi

The Battle of Qala-i-Jangi (also incorrectly referred to as the Battle of Mazar-i-Sharif) took place between November 25 and December 1, 2001, in Northern Afghanistan, following the invasion by United States forces to try to overthrow the Taliban, which it had accused of harboring Al-Qaeda operatives.

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Located at 36.66, 66.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2001 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2001, History of Balkh Province, Operations involving American special forces, Prison uprisings

Balkh River

The Balkh River or Balkhab is a river in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. The river rises in the Band-e Amir lakes in the Hindu Kush. In its upper reaches the river is known as the Band-e Amir River (Rud-e Band-e Amir). The river flows west, then north, and terminates in irrigation canals in the area of the cities of Balkh and Mazar-e Sharif or in the desert. In times of exceptional flood the river drains into the lowlands of Turkmenistan.

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Located at 36.66, 66.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Balkh Province, Rivers of Afghanistan

Haji Piyada

Haji Piyada Mosque ḤĀJI PIĀDA or Noh Gonbad Mosque, a Samanid-style building in Balkh province of northern Afghanistan. Built in the ninth century, it is thought to be the earliest Islamic building in the country. It measures 20 by 20 meters. The outside walls are of mud-brick construction. The interior is divided into nine bays, each originally covered by a dome.

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Located at 36.66, 66.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Islamic architecture, Mosques in Afghanistan


Balkh was an ancient city and centre of Zoroastrianism in what is northern Afghanistan. Today it is a small town in the province of Balkh, about 20 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74 km south of the Amu Darya. It was one of the major cities of Khorasan. Marco Polo described Balkh as a "noble and great city". The ancient city of Balkh was under the Greeks renamed Bactra, giving its name to Bactria.

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Located at 36.66, 66.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Buddhism in Afghanistan, Buddhist art and culture, Districts of Balkh Province, Former populated places in Afghanistan, Historical regions of Afghanistan, History of Iran, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places established in the 2nd millennium BC, Populated places in Balkh Province

Charbolak District

Charbolak (or Chahar Bolak or Char Bolak) district is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Charbolak, 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif. The majority of the population is Pashtun. The previous name of this district was Adina Masjid (آدینه‌ مسجد), which was changed to Char Bolak during the Pashtunisation policy of Mohammad Gul Khan Momand.

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Located at 36.66, 66.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Balkh Province