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Samalan Destination Guide

Delve into Samalan in Afghanistan!

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Samalan in the region of Herat is a place located in Afghanistan - some 407 mi (or 656 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Samalan is now 05:17 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Shayrabad-e Bala, Samalan, Rabat-e Sar Koftah or Fakhrabad-e Sufla. While being here, you might want to check out Urayin-e Sufla, Urayin-e 'Ulya, Siah Sar-e Bala, Shindand, Shahrabad-e Sufla and Parmakan as well. We discovered some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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OMLT VII - Zack's small trailer

00:35 min ( February 22, 2010 by Omar Giacomelli)
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A small trailer of the Italian mission OMLT VII in Shindand - Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location

Sabzawar

Sabzawar is a town in Afghanistan, situated at an elevation of 3550 ft on the left bank of the river Harud, 93 miles south of Herat. Sabzawar was once a city of considerable size, and still possesses a fortress with sides of about 200 or 250 yards. This fortress has been abandoned, and the town, which is the centre of a group of villages is now fairly prosperous, with a bazaar of about 500 shops.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.29, 62.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

Shindand, Herat

Shindand is a town and the center of the Shindand District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.3036|N|62.14|E||||| | |name= }} at 1066 m altitude. Near the town is Shindand Airbase (a military and civil airport). During the Soviet war in Afghanistan, 1979-1987, the 5th Guards Motor Rifle Division was headquartered in the town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.29, 62.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

Shindand Air Base

Shindand Air Base is located in the western part of Afghanistan in the Herat province, 7 miles northeast of the city of Sabzwar. The runway has a concrete surface. An all weather asphalt road connects it with the Kandahar–Herat Highway, part of Highway 1 (the national ring road). The base is of great strategic importance being just 75 miles from the border of Iran. Once the largest Afghan Air Force base, it is now used by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.29, 62.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, Soviet Air Force bases