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Alu Khel Destination Guide

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Alu Khel in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 6 mi (or 9 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Alu Khel

Current time in Alu Khel is now 03:07 PM (Sunday). 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: Zanabad, Shinah, Qal'ah-ye Ahmad Khan, Mehtar Lam, Khost or Part Khel. 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

20°C / 67 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 31%
Air Pressure 1013.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of April 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)
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)

Videos

Boeing 747 VERY VERY CLOSE

01:26 min ( July 06, 2009 by petercsatari)
Views: 3,406 - Rating: 5/5

Video under a moveing B747 wing!

Driving through Kabul

00:20 min ( November 09, 2007 by Peter Zavislak)
Views: 5,111 - Rating: 5/5

Driving through Kabul


Kabul Transit - Kabul University

01:46 min ( November 07, 2007 by kabultransit)
Views: 63,045 - Rating: 4.78333/5

KABUL TRANSIT - a documentary film www.kabultransit.net In the broken cityscape of Kabul Afghanistan, amid the dust and rubble of ... all » war, Westerners and Afghans adjust to the uncertain possibi...

Kabul Transit - Airplane Graveyard

01:49 min ( November 07, 2007 by kabultransit)
Views: 17,584 - Rating: 4.57143/5

KABUL TRANSIT - a documentary film www.kabultransit.net In the broken cityscape of Kabul Afghanistan, amid the dust and rubble of ... all » war, Westerners and Afghans adjust to the uncertain possibi...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Alu Khel during the next days.

26
Apr
2019

Darulaman

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Salt Pit

The Salt Pit is the codename of an isolated clandestine CIA black site prison and interrogation center in Afghanistan. It is located north of Kabul and was the location of a brick factory prior to the Afghanistan War. The CIA adapted it for extrajudicial detention. In the winter of 2005, the "Salt Pit" became known to the general public because of two incidents.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.53, 69.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Central Intelligence Agency, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, Prisons in Afghanistan

Kabul International Airport

Kabul International Airport, also known as Khwaja Rawash Airport by the Pashtun majority (Pashto: د خواجه رواش هوایي ډګر‎), is located 16 kilometers from the city center of Kabul in Afghanistan. Axe Kabul International Airport was built in the early 1960s. During the 10 year Soviet war in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989, the airport was controlled and used by the Soviet Army. Following the Soviet withdrawal it remained in control of the Afghan military, which transformed to private militia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.53, 69.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airports in Afghanistan, Kabul

Pul-e-Charkhi prison

Pul-e-Charkhi, also known as Afghan National Detention Facility, is the largest prison in Afghanistan east of Kabul. Construction of the jail began in the 1970s by order of former president Mohammed Daoud Khan and was completed during the 1980s. The prison became notorious for torture and executions after the 1978 Saur Revolution as well as during the 10 year Soviet war that followed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.53, 69.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Prisons in Afghanistan

OMAR Mine Museum

Located in Kabul, Afghanistan, the OMAR Mine Museum contains a collection of 51 types of land mines out of the 53 used in Afghanistan over the years. The collection includes unexploded ordnance, cluster bombs and airdrop bombs used by the U.S. invasion in 2002. OMAR stands for the Organization for Mine Clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation. For security reasons, the museum is not open for casual visitors. All appointments must be made through the main OMAR office. Dr.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.53, 69.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Aerospace museums, Area denial weapons, Explosive weapons, Kabul, Military and war museums, Museums in Afghanistan

Ghazi Stadium

Ghazi Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan,used to play soccer. It was built during the reign of King Amanullah Khan in 1923, who was regarded as Ghazi (Hero) for the Afghan victory in the Third Anglo-Afghan War and gaining independence for his nation after the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people. The Ghazi Stadium was renovated in 2011 after the entire ground was removed and replaced with new soil and artificial turf placed on top.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.53, 69.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Afghanistan, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums, Sport in Kabul