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Muhammad Anwar Shakh Destination Guide

Explore Muhammad Anwar Shakh in Afghanistan.

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Muhammad Anwar Shakh in the region of Helmand is located in Afghanistan - some 321 mi (or 516 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Muhammad Anwar Shakh is now 05:41 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zimriani, Shorakian, Sangin, Nasir Kelay or Balochan. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zumbilay, Zamboli, Yakhchal, Surshakh, Saidan and Khudaydad Shakh. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Forward Operating Base Budwan

FOB Budwan was a military base located near Gereshk in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. It was occupied by ISAF forces from the United Kingdom and Denmark as part of Task Force Helmand during the War in Afghanistan. It was one of three smaller forward operating bases (FOBs) used by British and Danish forces around Gereshk in addition to their headquarters at FOB Price. The closing and disassembling of Budwan started in December 2010. The last troops and equipment left in late January 2011.

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Located at 31.78, 64.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan

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 31.78, 64.7 (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 31.78, 64.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 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 31.78, 64.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Helmand Province