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Shakarak Destination Guide

Explore Shakarak in Afghanistan.

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Shakarak in the region of Jowzjān is a place in Afghanistan - some 240 mi (or 386 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shakarak is now 11:54 AM (Thursday). 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: Zaghdalah, Qanjughah, Maymana, Kabul, Hasan Tabin or Tarnow. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tunikah, Sufi Qal'ah, Shor Jar, Shibirghan, Shakarak and Ghulmalah. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tillya Tepe

Tillya tepe, Tillia tepe or Tillā tapa or (literally "Golden Hill" or "Golden Mound") is an archaeological site in northern Afghanistan near Sheberghan, surveyed in 1979 by a Soviet-Afghan mission of archaeologists led by Victor Sarianidi, a year before the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The hoard is a collection of about 20,000 gold ornaments that were found in six graves (five women and one man) with extremely rich jewelry, dated to around the 1st century BCE.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.6, 65.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological artifacts, Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Former populated places in Afghanistan

Khwaja du koh

Khwaja du koh is a town and the center of Khwaja du koh District, Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It is situated few miles northwest of the city of Sheberghan and a mile northeast from the main Andkhoy-Sheberghan road. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:36.8158|N|65.6178|E||||| | |name= }} at 306 m altitude at the edge of Karakum Desert.

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Located at 36.6, 65.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Jowzjan Province