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Qorghan Destination Guide

Explore Qorghan in Afghanistan.

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Qorghan in the region of Bāmīān is a town in Afghanistan - some 129 mi (or 207 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qorghan is now 12:30 PM (Monday). 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: Wuluswali Bihsud, Wulangak, Watapur, Watapur, Tawah Khanah or Kham-e Mastanah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Bazar-e Yakawlang, Sabzak Sumuch, Qaryah-ye Muhammad Sharaf, Nayak, Dahan-e Kanak and Gird Bayd. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Yakawlang

Yakawlang (also romanized as Yakaolang) was a city of 65,000 people (est. 2000) in Yakawlang District, Bamyan Province, Afghanistan. It is the capital of Yakawlang District with an altitude of 2714 m. It was significantly destroyed by military forces in 2000-2001.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.73, 66.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bamyan Province, Hazarajat, Populated places in Bamyan Province

Hari River, Afghanistan

The Hari River or Harirud (Pashto: هری‌رود‎ Harī Rūd, sometimes Rudkhaneh-ye Hari Rud) is a river flowing 1100 kilometers from the mountains of central Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, where it disappears in the Kara-Kum desert. Rud means "river" in Pashto. In Turkmenistan it is known as the Tejen or Tedzhen river and passes close to the city of Tedzhen. In Latin, it was known as the Tarius.

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Located at 34.73, 66.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Iran border, International rivers of Asia, Iran–Turkmenistan border, Pre-Islamic history of Afghanistan, Rivers of Afghanistan, Rivers of Iran, Rivers of Turkmenistan