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Loy Kelay in the region of Kabul is a town located in Afghanistan - some 11 mi (or 18 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Loy Kelay is now 02:33 PM (Tuesday). 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: Somochak, Shamulzai, Pas Kelay, Paghman, Mehtar Lam or Maidan Shahr. 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

Afghanistan Online 1 of 2 - BBC Our Worl...

10:39 min ( March 06, 2011 by RuniTravel)
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Afghanistan Online 1 of 2 - BBC Our World Documentary, recorded 17. Can the web help aid development in a country blighted by poverty and decades of war? Najieh Ghulami travels to Afghanistan to look ...

Approach and Landing in Kabul - Afghanis...

14:26 min ( February 25, 2011 by ilovewadi)
Views: 4,760 - Rating: 5/5

Wide body aircraft cockpit view GoPro HD


Kaboul cité interdite - 01

09:23 min ( February 15, 2009 by TDHSRILANKA)
Views: 9,778 - Rating: 4.71429/5

Kaboul, cité interdite - 01 En 2001, alors que les attentats du 11 septembre n'avaient pas encore eu lieu, les Talibans faisaient régner la terreur en Afghanistan. Deux journalistes français avaien...

View of valleys and mountains while Flyi...

03:44 min ( December 03, 2011 by linuxae)
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A view of the mountain tops of Kabul province while flying from Dubai to Kabul in september 2011. We flew into Kabul from its south western side. This video was recorded 15-20 mins before landing. For...


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Interesting facts about this location

Paghman

Paghman is a town in the hills near Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. It is the center of the Paghman District which has a population of about 120,000 (2002 official UNHCR est. ), of which 70% are Pashtuns and 30% Tajiks. The Paghman District is situated in the western part of Kabul Province. The Paghman Gardens is the major attraction for which Paghman was once called the capital garden of Afghanistan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.49, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.49, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.49, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Canadian Forces bases, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Kabul University

Kabul University (KU) is located in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It was founded in 1931 but officially opened for classes in 1932. Kabul University is attended by 7,000 students, of which 1,700 are women. Hamidullah Amin is the chancellor of the university. The university is still recovering from the long period of war and chaos in the country. The main building was renovated about 500 meters from the old one, which has almost the same design.

More reading: Kabul University homepage
Located at 34.49, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Education in Kabul, Educational institutions established in 1932, Kabul University, Universities in Afghanistan

Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani

Sayyid Jamāl ad-Dīn al-Afghānī, also known as Sayyid Jamāl ad-Dīn Asadābādī, and commonly known as Al-Afghani (1838/1839 – March 9, 1897), was a political activist and Islamic ideologist in the Muslim world during the late 19th century, particularly in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe. One of the founders of Islamic Modernism and an advocate of Pan-Islamic unity, he has been described as "less interested in theology than he was in organizing a Muslim response to Western pressure."

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.49, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1838 births, 1897 deaths, Al-Nahda, History of civil rights and liberties in Iran, Iranian activists, Iranian emigrants to the Ottoman Empire, Muslim activists