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Kafar Qal'ah Destination Guide

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Kafar Qal'ah in the region of Bāmīān is a town located in Afghanistan - some 59 mi (or 95 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kafar Qal'ah is now 12:07 AM (Monday). 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: Walitak Mazar, Walitak Mazar, Spi Sangak, Sar-e Ab Posh, Sar-e Ghujur or Kafarkala. When in this area, you might want to check out Alaqahdari Shibar, Sar-e Kotal, Qal'ah-ye Faiz, Ghojorak, Ilah Sa'el and Bar Khanah as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Shibar Pass

Shibar Pass is situated at a height of 3,000 m above sea-level and is one of the two main routes from Kabul to Bamiyan in central Afghanistan. The journey is approximately 6 and half hours long covering around 237 km . The route via Unai Pass and Hajigak Pass is more direct but also more difficult, rising to 3,700 m, and is not usually preferred.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.9, 68.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bamyan Province, Hazarajat, Mountain passes of Afghanistan