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Sinch Khwajah Destination Guide

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Sinch Khwajah in the region of Balkh is a town in Afghanistan - some 215 mi (or 345 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sinch Khwajah is now 05:05 PM (Sunday). 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: Tuzhnah-ye Nasiri, Surkh Gunbaz, Shaykh Tash Timur, Shibirghan, Shah Ab-e Kabul or Sadrabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sinch Khwajah, Sadirabad, Qal'ah-ye 'Ajab Khan, Khushilabad, Khalah Bazhgan and Dowlatabad. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


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 36.94, 66.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 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 36.94, 66.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Balkh Province


Eucratideia was an ancient town in Bactria mentioned by a few ancient writers. It was most likely a foundation of Eucratides I who is the more important ruler of the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom with the name Eucratides. Not much is known about this city and it might be just a renaming of an already existing town rather than a new foundation. Renaming of cities was a common practise in the ancient world.

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Located at 36.94, 66.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.