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Karukh Destination Guide

Explore Karukh in Afghanistan.

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Karukh in the region of Herat with it's 17,484 inhabitants is a place in Afghanistan - some 375 mi (or 603 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Karukh is now 08:27 PM (Wednesday). 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: Mashhad, Birjand, Shindand, Shaykh Zadah, Sakhiri-ye 'Ulya or Mary. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zaynal, Tarin-e Sufla, Tarin-e 'Ulya, Tah-e Shaylah, Shatir Nazar and Karez-e Qaychi. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Karukh is a town and the center of Karukh District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. The population is more than 18,800 people. The town is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.49|N|62.59|E||||| | |name= }} at 1320 m altitude, 50 km northeast of Herat. Karukh’s busy bazaar is continuously mentioned in travelogues down through the centuries. The shrine of Hazrat Alla Berdi, Sufi ul-Islam, stands there (see the photo here).

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Located at 34.48, 62.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province