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Qal'ah-ye Namak Destination Guide

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Qal'ah-ye Namak in the region of Herat is a place located in Afghanistan - some 378 mi (or 608 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qal'ah-ye Namak is now 04:24 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Shindand, Sar Ab, Qala i Naw or Mary. When in this area, you might want to check out Tuniyan, Sanjitak, Pustin, Ma'murah, Khwajah Darah and Rabat-e Shahr Yar as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Alexandria Ariana

Alexandria in Ariana was a city in what is now present-day Afghanistan, one of the twenty-plus cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great. The third largest Afghan city, Herat, is the city's modern name. In 330BC the Greek armies of Alexander, moved the capital of the satrap of Aria from Artacoana to the site of Herat. In doing this he expanded an existing Persian fortress. Pliny places it on the river Arias and Eratosthenes places it nearby, while Ptolemy places it near a Lake Arius.

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Located at 34.31, 62.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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Karukh

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 34.31, 62.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province