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Moy Mubarak Destination Guide

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Moy Mubarak in the region of Balkh is a city in Afghanistan - some 199 mi (or 320 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Moy Mubarak is now 10:26 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wahanah Nowroz, Wahanah Now Warid, Stin, Siah Qanduq, Shibirghan or Deh-e Qazi. While being here, make sure to check out Ufmalik, Tuzhnah-ye Nasiri, Timur Saray, Shpulah, Samar Qandian and Balkh as well. We encountered 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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Driving in Balkh direction No Gombad Mosque, Balkh Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location

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 36.74, 66.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Islamic architecture, Mosques in Afghanistan

Balkh

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 36.74, 66.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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 36.74, 66.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Balkh Province

Qala-i-Jangi

Qala-i-Jangi is a 19th century fortress located near Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan. It is known for being the site of a bloody 2001 Taliban uprising named the Battle of Qala-i-Jangi, in which at least 470 people were killed including CIA agent Johnny "Mike" Spann. It served as Northern Alliance General Abdul Rashid Dostum's military garrison during the opening stages of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present).

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Located at 36.74, 66.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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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 36.74, 66.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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