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Kowtu in the region of Kabul is a town located in Afghanistan - some 15 mi (or 24 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Kowtu is now 02:34 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zanabad, Yakah Darakht, Tarah Khel, Mehtar Lam, Kowtu or Ghundey Kala. 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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Videos

Star Spangled Banner

02:10 min ( March 18, 2009 by groundplt)
Views: 811 - Rating: 5/5

The 'Motor City Mad Man" rockn' out in Kabul Afghanistan back in June of 2004 on the USO tour with Toby Keith

Don't like your job? Here's an Afghan ma...

00:59 min ( December 03, 2011 by linuxae)
Views: 359 - Rating: 5/5

A common Afghan man making a living at the bottom of mahipar mountains on the highway of Kabul-Torkham. Film was shot in the september 2011. For more information please visit us at www.afghanwiki.com ...


Afghan Journal - 05MAY2011 - Happy Cinco...

02:13 min ( May 05, 2011 by Jesse Telesz)
Views: 33 - Rating: 5/5

Bottoms up for your favorite May Holiday! Watch out for that bed rail

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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 34.66, 69.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Central Intelligence Agency, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, 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 34.66, 69.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Aerospace museums, Area denial weapons, Explosive weapons, Kabul, Military and war museums, Museums 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.

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Located at 34.66, 69.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airports in Afghanistan, Kabul

Kam Air Flight 904

Kam Air Flight 904 was involved in a deadly aviation disaster over the Pamir mountains of Afghanistan in February 2005. The incident took place shortly after 4:00 p.m. local time on February 3, when a private Kam Air Boeing 737-200 jet aircraft went missing in Afghanistan during a domestic flight from the western city of Herat to the capital Kabul. The crash is the deadliest air disaster in the history of Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.66, 69.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:2005 in Afghanistan, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, Airliner accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2005, Aviation accidents and incidents in Afghanistan

Aisha-i-Durani School

The Aisha-i-Durani School or Durani High School is a girls' school in Kabul, Afghanistan. It is one of two schools reconstructed with German help after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the other being Amani High School.

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Located at 34.66, 69.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Girls' schools, Schools in Afghanistan