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Kowtgay in the region of Kabul is a place located in Afghanistan - some 11 mi (or 18 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kowtgay is now 07:02 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: Zanabad, Qishlaq-e Sufla, Mehtar Lam, Mayan Khel, Kowtgay or Gul Darah. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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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)
Views: 1,174 - Rating: 5/5

Recorded on September 21, 2010 using a Flip Video camcorder


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

Qalai Naeem

Qalai Naeem is a village in eastern Afghanistan. It is the district center of Char Asiab District, Kabul Province. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.3986|N|69.1675|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,843 m altitude.

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Located at 34.38, 69.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province


Bagrami is a town situated very close to Kabul at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.4911|N|69.2756|E||||| | |name= }} at 1797 m altitude. The population is 31,680 (2007 calculation). The road to Kabul is not bad and the city can be reached in 30 minutes, so Bagrami is becoming a suburb. The Bagrami Industrial Park is almost ready and this is one of the major projects for the economy of the region.

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Located at 34.38, 69.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

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.

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Located at 34.38, 69.24 (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.

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Located at 34.38, 69.24 (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.

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Located at 34.38, 69.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Canadian Forces bases, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)