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Shur Av in the region of Helmand is a town located in Afghanistan - some 335 mi (or 539 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shur Av is now 08:51 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Wazir Kelay, Turkman Kelay, Sangin, Salo Jan Kelay or Muhammad Akbar Khaza Nadir Kala. When in this area, you might want to check out and Shur Av as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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On the Road - Nangarhar Province Season ...

22:38 min ( December 28, 2011 by USAIDAfghanistan)
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"On the Road" Mujeeb and the team travel to Nangarhar

Documentary on Afghanistan: A Winter In ...

05:15 min ( April 18, 2008 by TheCaravanTube)
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Www.caravanfilm.co.uk Part 7 of Leon Flamholc's documentary (1987), from a 5 month undercover journey with the mujahedin inside Afghanistan, during the Soviet occupation. Leon travelled by foot from P...


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Interesting facts about this location

Camp Bastion

Camp Bastion is the main British military base in Afghanistan. Accommodating 28,000 people it is situated northwest of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, and exists to be the logistics hub for operations in Helmand. It is the largest British overseas military camp built since the Second World War. Built in early 2006 by 39 Engineer Regiment Royal Engineers, the camp is situated in a remote desert area, far from population centres.

More reading: Camp Bastion homepage
Located at 31.83, 64.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:British Army bases, Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.83, 64.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province

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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.83, 64.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Helmand Province

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 31.83, 64.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.83, 64.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province