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Adinzai Destination Guide

Explore Adinzai in Afghanistan.

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Adinzai in the region of Helmand is a town in Afghanistan - some 319 mi (or 513 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Adinzai is now 04:46 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Sangin, Qal'ah-ye Gaz, Qazi Muhammad Akhundzadah, Qadir Kelay or Tor. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zamboli, Yakhchal, Shorakian, Pas Aw, Mowladad Kor and Tal-e Gowmeshi. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

FOB Armadillo

For the documentary film, see Armadillo (film). {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|53|41|N|64|42|0|E| |primary |name= }} FOB Armadillo was a military base located near Gereshk in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. It was occupied by ISAF forces from Britain and Denmark as part of Task Force Helmand during the War in Afghanistan (2001–present).

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Located at 31.86, 64.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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Nahri Saraj District

Nahri Saraj District (Pashto: نهر سراج ولسوالۍ‎) (population 166,827), also called Nahre Saraj, is a district in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan. Its principal municipality is Girishk (population 48,546).

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Located at 31.86, 64.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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Girishk

Girishk or Gereshk is a town in Nahri Saraj District in Helmand province on the Helmand River in Afghanistan, some 120 km northwest of Kandahar, at 817 metres altitude. It is the centre of a rich agricultural region with the Kajakai Dam upriver diverting water to the Boghra Irrigation Canal. Girishk was originally built around a fort on the east bank of the river but was later rebuilt on the west.

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Located at 31.86, 64.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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Sangin

Sangin is a town in Helmand province of Afghanistan, with population of approximately 14,000 people. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|4|24|N|64|50|2|E| | |name= }} in the valley of the Helmand River at 888 m altitude, 95 km to the north-east of Lashkar Gah. Sangin is notorious as one of the central locations of the opium trade in the south of the country, and is also a town that has traditionally supported the Taliban.

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Located at 31.86, 64.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
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Operation Achilles

Operation Achilles was a NATO operation, part of the war in Afghanistan. Its objective was to clear the Helmand province of the Taliban. The operation began on March 6, 2007. The offensive is the largest NATO-based operation in Afghanistan to date. NATO officials reported that, contrary to previous operations, Taliban fighters were avoiding direct confrontation in favor of guerilla tactics.

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Located at 31.86, 64.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
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