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Herat Destination Guide

Explore Herat in Afghanistan.

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Herat in the region of Herat with it's 272,806 inhabitants is a town in Afghanistan - some 397 mi (or 640 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Herat in Afghanistan

Current time in Herat is now 01:04 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Ashkhabad, Ziarat Jah, Shindand or Zamanabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . 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

14°C / 57 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 883.5 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (47 °F)
Night: -1°C (30 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Light rain, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 6°C (43 °F)
Night: -0°C (31 °F)

Videos

Walking in Herat-1

04:30 min ( November 06, 2011 by mkrtjp)
Views: 2,243 - Rating: 5/5

Herat. Juma masjed (Friday mosque). Herat is third biggest city in Afghanistan and historicaly great influenced eastern Iranian culture. so here is called "pearl of Khorasan"

Beauty Parlor in Herat

06:49 min ( October 01, 2008 by DEDBonn)
Views: 2,654 - Rating: 5/5

Die Erstellung aller Filme (Women Activities in Afghanistan 2007) wurde unterstützt durch die GTZ und den DED im Rahmen seines Programms Ziviler Friedensdienst (ZFD): Fariha Azizi: Director Mukhtar Z...


Glassmakers Of Herat

28:36 min ( September 21, 2012 by corningmuseumofglass)
Views: 1,875 - Rating: 4.85185/5

In 1968, a one room working glass factory with a mud-brick furnace was discovered in Western Afghanistan. This factory is owned by cousins, Saifullah and Saidullah. Glassmaking has been a family tradi...

NATO in Afghanistan - Herat's ancient ci...

03:21 min ( May 02, 2012 by NATOCOMMUNITY)
Views: 5,575 - Rating: 4.71429/5

Founded by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, Herat's famous citadel has seen its fair share of war and destruction. But today, the imposing fortification has been completely restored with Afghan and inte...


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Interesting facts about this location

Friday Mosque of Herat

The Friday Mosque of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Jumah Mosque, is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan. It was built by the Timurids and extended by several rulers swapping hands down the centuries between the Timurids, Safavids, Mughals and the Uzbeks all supported the mosque before switching hands.

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Located at 34.35, 62.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Herat, Mosques in Afghanistan

Injil, Afghanistan

Injil (Enjil) is a village and the center of the Injil District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.3|N|62.25|E||||| | |name= }} at 950 altitude a few miles southeast of Herat.

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Located at 34.35, 62.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

Guzara

Guzara (Gozareh) is a village and the center of Guzara District in Herat Province, Afghanistan on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.2167|N|62.2167|E||||| | |name= }} at 992 m altitude. The Herat Airfield is very close to the village to the east.

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Located at 34.35, 62.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

Herat International Airport

Herat International Airport is located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) southeast of the city of Herat in western Afghanistan, east of the Herat-Farah road, close to Guzara in the Guzara District of the Herat Province. It is believed to be the third largest after Afghanistan's Kabul International Airport, and Kandahar International Airport . The airport was originally built by engineers from the United States in the late 1950s.

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Located at 34.35, 62.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan

Bazargan, Afghanistan

Bazargan is a village in Herat Province, Afghanistan. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|21|15|N|62|00|18|E| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 34.35, 62.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province