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Yaklang Destination Guide

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Yaklang in the region of Helmand is a town located in Afghanistan - some 330 mi (or 532 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Yaklang is now 06:05 AM (Saturday). 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, Yakhchal, Turkman Kelay, Tal-e Zahir, Tajikha or Husaini Tak. When in this area, you might want to check out Zimriani, Yaklang, Wazirian, Qazi Muhammad Akhundzadah, Khushk Awah and Wardakha as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


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 31.67, 64.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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 31.67, 64.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Helmand Province