Khairabad Destination Guide
Explore Khairabad in Afghanistan.
Khairabad in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 8 mi (or 12 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.
Current time in Khairabad is now 06:32 PM (Tuesday). 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, Qishlaq-e Sufla, Mehtar Lam, Khost, Khairabad or Qal'ah-ye Shaghasi. 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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Some Very Beautiful Things
Highlights from Brant Hansen's trip with Air1 to CURE hospital in Afghanistan, where he handed out hats and blankets that were made by Air1 listeners
ARIANA vs IRAN AIR photos
Kabul Lights Up - ADB
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...
Accident in Kabul - September 29th 2006
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Upcomming Local Events
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Located at 34.42, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
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