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Ahmad Khel Destination Guide

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Ahmad Khel in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 13 mi (or 21 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ahmad Khel

Current time in Ahmad Khel is now 05:03 AM (Monday). 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: Qishlaq-e Sufla, Sayyid Khel, Muhammad Aghah Wuluswali, Mehtar Lam, Khost or Qal'ah-ye Na'im. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 63 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 1014.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of April 2019
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Thursday, 25th of April 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)


Blackhawk helicopter over Kabul Suburb a...

00:14 min ( November 09, 2007 by Peter Zavislak)
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Blackhawk helicopter over Kabul Suburb at night

Aquarium Kabul Zoo

00:11 min ( October 01, 2010 by urbntravel)
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Recorded on September 21, 2010 using a Flip Video camcorder


01:17 min ( June 24, 2008 by kosmosFL)
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Comapring airlines

Kabul Lights Up - ADB

02:48 min ( August 21, 2009 by AsianDevelopmentBank)
Views: 8,144 - Rating: 4.5/5

For the first time in more than a generation, many of Kabul, Afghanistan's 4 million people are enjoying the benefits of electricity. In January 2009, power began to flow into Kabul along an ADB-funde...

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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Storm-333

Operation Storm-333 («Шторм-333») was the codename of the Soviet special forces operation on 27 December 1979 in which Soviet special forces stormed the Tajbeg Palace in Afghanistan and killed Afghani President Hafizullah Amin and his 200 personal guards. His eleven-year-old son died due to shrapnel wounds.. He was replaced by Babrak Karmal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.34, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1979 in Afghanistan, 1979 in the Soviet Union, Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airborne operations, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Coups d'état, History of Kabul, Military assassinations, Russian special forces operations

Tajbeg Palace

Tajbeg Palace or Tapa-e-Tajbeg Palace is a Palace built in the 1920s and located about ten miles (16 km) outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. The stately mansion sits atop a knoll among foothills where the Afghan royal family once hunted and picnicked. It should not be confused with Darul Aman Palace, which is about 0.8 miles northeast from Tajbeg.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.34, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1920s architecture, Kabul Province, Palaces in Afghanistan, Royal residences in Afghanistan

Darul Aman Palace

Darul Aman Palace ("abode of peace" or, in a double meaning "abode of Aman") is a European-style palace, now ruined, located about sixteen kilometers (ten miles) outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. Darul Aman Palace was built in the early 1920s as a part of the endeavours by King Amanullah Khan to modernize Afghanistan. It was to be part of the new capital city (also called Darul Aman or Darulaman) that the king was intending to build, connected to Kabul through a narrow-gauge railway.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.34, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1920s architecture, Buildings and structures in Kabul, Palaces in Afghanistan, Royal residences in Afghanistan

National Museum of Afghanistan

The National Museum of Afghanistan, also known as the Afghan National Museum or sometimes the Kabul Museum, is a two-story building located 9 km southwest of the center of Kabul City in Afghanistan. It was built in 1922 during the reign of King Amanullah Khan. The collection inside the museum was transferred from another location in the city and began as a 'Cabinet of Curiosities' in 1919.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.34, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Kabul, Government buildings completed in 1922, Infrastructure completed in 1922, Museums in Afghanistan

Camp Julien

Camp Julien was the main base for the Canadian contingent of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan. The camp was named after Lance Corporal George Patrick Julien, a Canadian Army soldier who was awarded the Military Medal as a Private, for his actions at Hill 187 in Korea in May 1953. LCpl Julien was a member of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, which was the first unit to occupy Camp Julien.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.34, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Canadian Forces bases, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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