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Sangin in the region of Helmand with it's 13,579 inhabitants is a place in Afghanistan - some 302 mi (or 487 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sangin is now 07:10 AM (Sunday). 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, Shorakian, Shor Ab, Raygay, Maydanay or Chinah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tughay, Sangin, Qal'ah-ye Gaz, Pan Kelah-ye Shamali, Mian Roday and Pan Kelah-ye Junubi. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 32.07, 64.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 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 32.07, 64.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2007 in Afghanistan, Conflicts in 2007, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Denmark, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the Netherlands, 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, NATO operations in Afghanistan

Forward Operating Base Jackson

Forward Operating Base Jackson (FOB Jackson) is a United States military base located just west of Sangin Village, Sangin District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It is named after British soldier Private Damien Jackson of the Third Battalion, the Parachute Regiment.

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Located at 32.07, 64.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Helmand Province, Military bases of the United States 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 32.07, 64.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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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 32.07, 64.84 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan