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Sabzi Kar Destination Guide

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Sabzi Kar in the region of Balkh is a town located in Afghanistan - some 208 mi (or 335 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Sabzi Kar is now 02:25 AM (Saturday). 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: Timur Saray, Shibirghan, Shah Ab-e Kabul, Samar Qandian, Qowrachi or Darahgan. When in this area, you might want to check out Wahanah Nowroz, Wahanah Now Warid, Stin, Shaykh Tash Timur, Sabzi Kar and Now Warid as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

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 36.77, 66.69 (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 36.77, 66.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Balkh Province

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 36.77, 66.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Islamic architecture, Mosques in Afghanistan