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Shibirghan Destination Guide

Delve into Shibirghan in Afghanistan!

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Shibirghan in the region of Jowzjān with it's 55,641 residents is a city in Afghanistan - some 242 mi (or 390 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Shibirghan is now 05:06 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sofi Qal'ah, Shor Jar, Shakarak Bazar, Maymana, Marghab or Qiranchi. While being here, make sure to check out Yangi Ariq, Yakah Bagh, Tunikah, Sufi Qal'ah, Shobai and Ghulmalah as well. 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 36.67, 65.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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 36.67, 65.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Jowzjan Province