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Kirgo Destination Guide

Discover Kirgo in Afghanistan!

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Kirgo in the region of Kabul is a place located in Afghanistan - some 44 mi (or 71 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Kirgo

Local time in Kirgo is now 05:07 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yakh Dand, Tangishu, Sokhtah Giyan, Shah Gulian, Shalaku or Qal'ah-ye Kalan. When in this area, you might want to check out Wurizho Naw, Wechah Kanay, Showbon, Lowrowan, Lakarlam and Chinar as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Episode#3: Made it to Afghanistan

02:02 min ( September 05, 2010 by LuckyFoot223)
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Made it safely to Afghanistan and just a little description of my trip of the US to the AOR. Sorry it's so short. I'm still finding out the rules of cameras around the base. Not gonna violate the rule...

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Interesting facts about this location

Uzbin Valley ambush

The Uzbin Valley ambush occurred when ISAF troops were ambushed by Afghan militants in eastern Afghanistan on 18 August 2008. It took place outside the village of Spēṟ Kunday, of the Surobi District of Kabul province and resulted in heavy casualties to the French ISAF contingent. A NATO report of the incident summarised that the surviving members of the Coalition forces were "lucky to escape" arguing that they were poorly equipped, ill-organised and faced a well-prepared enemy.

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Located at 34.77, 69.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, History of Kabul Province

Surobi District (Kabul)

Surobi, Sarobi or Sarubi District is a district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. Its capital, Surobi, lies about 60 kilometres east of Kabul along the A01 highway, although much of the district lies northeast of Kabul. Its principal river is the Kabul River.

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Located at 34.77, 69.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Kabul Province

Alasay

The village of Alasay (Alah Say) is the center of Alasay District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.8958|N|69.7208|E||||| | |name= }} at 1672 m altitude. The Battle of Alasay, codenamed Operation Dinner Out, was a military operation in Alasay which was carried out by French troops and the Afghan National Army (ANA) between the 14th and 23rd of March 2009. It left one French soldier killed, as well as 35 to 70 Taliban insurgents.

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Located at 34.77, 69.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kapisa Province

Surobi, Kabul

The town of Surobi is the center of Surobi District, between Kabul and Jalalabad, in Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.5897|N|69.7625|E||||| | |name= }} at 998 m altitude in the valley of the Kabul River East from Kabul on the road to Jalalabad. The population is more than 22,000 people (2007 calculation). It was the Hezbi Islami's stronghold from 1987-1995.

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Located at 34.77, 69.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

Dawlat Shah District

Dawlat Shah District is located approximately 74 km from Mehterlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province in Afghanistan. It is a mountainous district and borders Nuristan Province to the North and North-East, Alingar District to the East, Alishing District to the South and Kapisa and Parwan provinces to the West. The population is 29,500 (2006) - 70% Tajik, 29% Pashai and 1% Pashtun. It has 60 villages.

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Located at 34.77, 69.89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Laghman Province