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Sar-e Asya in the region of Herat is a town located in Afghanistan - some 389 mi (or 626 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Sar-e Asya is now 05:04 AM (Monday). 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: Mashhad, Birjand, Ashkhabad, Taw Biryan, Siah Wushan or Nangabad. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

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 34.27, 62.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

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 34.27, 62.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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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 34.27, 62.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan

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 34.27, 62.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

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 34.27, 62.36 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Herat, Mosques in Afghanistan