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Aynak Destination Guide

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Aynak in the region of Helmand is a city in Afghanistan - some 349 mi (or 562 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Aynak is now 04:48 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Tajikha, Sleman Shahzai, Shin Kelay, Shakh-e Karam-e Dewanah or Chaghalano Ghundey. While being here, make sure to check out Sayyidan, Karez, Faqiran, Aby jan and Aynak as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

18°C / 64 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1018.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 26th of March 2019
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Wednesday, 27th of March 2019
Sky is clear, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Thursday, 28th of March 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 19°C (65 °F)

Videos

Goin mental in a jackal pt 1

02:44 min ( July 27, 2010 by chris paul)
Views: 605 - Rating: 5/5

Nearly crashing the jackal near lashkar gar

Capt 'Baz' Barrett 29 Cdo RA RM

02:40 min ( April 02, 2011 by ukforcesafghanistan)
Views: 2,830 - Rating: 5/5

Captain 'Baz' Barrett is a member of 29 Commando Royal Artillery, Royal Marines. Baz arrived in theatre acouple of weeks ago for the start of Op HERRICK 14 and has recorded this message reflecting on ...


Kicking Names and Taking Some Ass

06:10 min ( June 16, 2010 by revlonricky)
Views: 17,435 - Rating: 4.93846/5

Me and Brian being naughty in South Helmand with some British and Afghan soldiers. Helo-insterted operation in a bad area. Party on

Shafiq Mureed Best Song Khaista Afghnist...

05:32 min ( July 12, 2012 by Asad Ullah)
Views: 82 - Rating: 0/5

By Faysal Khan Of Defence Pashtoon Abad beautifull Afghanistan song by shafiq mureed


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Interesting facts about this location

Nad Ali District

Nad Ali or Nad-e Ali is a district in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Marja is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority. A small town of the same name lies 11km to the west of the Helmand River, at the coordinates shown at the top of the page.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.51, 64.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Helmand Province

Shin Kalay

Shin Kalay is a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in the Nad Ali District. It is inhabited by a Pashtun population of 11,000 and adheres to Sharia Islamic law. The village has recently accomplished high feats in education. Given its political background and ultra-conservative placement, advances in the education of boys and girls is a feat recognized and published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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Located at 31.51, 64.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province

September 2012 Camp Bastion raid

The September 2012 Camp Bastion raid was a Taliban raid that killed two United States Marine Corps (USMC) service personnel and destroyed or severely damaged eight USMC McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier IIs at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province on the night of 14 September 2012.

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Located at 31.51, 64.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2012, Helmand Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, NATO operations in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2012, United States Marine Corps in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Marja, Afghanistan

Marja (also spelled Marjah or Marjeh) is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, southwest of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. The name Marja is also applied to a small location within the district where a number of farmers' markets, shops and a mosque are located. The population of the Marja district is 80,000 - 125,000 spread across 80 - 125 square miles, an area larger than Cleveland or Washington D.C..

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.51, 64.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province

Operation Moshtarak

Operation Moshtarak (Dari for Together or Joint) was an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) pacification offensive in the town of Marja, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It involved 15,000 American, Afghan, and British troops and constituted the largest joint operation of the War in Afghanistan up to that point and aimed to remove the Taliban from Marja and eliminate the last Taliban stronghold in central Helmand Province.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.51, 64.33 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:2010 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Canada, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles involving the United States, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Coldstream Guards, Conflicts in 2010, Grenadier Guards, Helmand Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Royal Welsh, United States Marine Corps in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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