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Shindand Destination Guide

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Shindand in the region of Herat with it's 29,264 inhabitants is a town in Afghanistan - some 411 mi (or 662 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shindand is now 06:23 AM (Friday). 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, Siah Sar-e Bala, Sanowghan, Qaryah-ye Mir Haidar or Nasrabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Urayin-e Sufla, Urayin-e 'Ulya, Shayrabad-e Bala, Shindand, Shahrabad-e Sufla and Pay Kushk. We encountered some video in the web. 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

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.

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Located at 33.3, 62.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Herat Province

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.

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Located at 33.3, 62.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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).

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Located at 33.3, 62.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, Soviet Air Force bases