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Qal'ah-ye Muhammad 'Omar Destination Guide

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Qal'ah-ye Muhammad 'Omar in the region of Kabul is a city in Afghanistan - some 8 mi (or 13 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Qal'ah-ye Muhammad 'Omar is now 12:00 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mehtar Lam, Khost, Kandahar, Kabul, Jalalabad or Kartah-ye Ghulam Jan. While being here, make sure to check out as well. 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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Star Spangled Banner

02:10 min ( March 18, 2009 by groundplt)
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The 'Motor City Mad Man" rockn' out in Kabul Afghanistan back in June of 2004 on the USO tour with Toby Keith


01:26 min ( July 06, 2009 by petercsatari)
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Video under a moveing B747 wing!

Fun day at the range

01:21 min ( February 18, 2009 by Mads Christensen)
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A video I made when I was in afghanistan. It was ALOT of fun! Enjoy

J-Bad Road Kabul Afghanistan

02:55 min ( October 10, 2008 by Gary Hamm)
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Crusing up Jalalabad road in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location


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 34.49, 69.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

Camp Warehouse

Camp Warehouse is the operations centre for the multinational International Security Assistance Force located 10 kilometers east of Kabul. The camp has soldiers and equipment from dozens of countries. Part of Camp Warehouse is a German-sponsored ISAF military hospital.

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Located at 34.49, 69.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Military installations of Afghanistan, Military installations of Germany, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Pul-e-Charkhi prison

Pul-e-Charkhi, also known as Afghan National Detention Facility, is the largest prison in Afghanistan east of Kabul. Construction of the jail began in the 1970s by order of former president Mohammed Daoud Khan and was completed during the 1980s. The prison became notorious for torture and executions after the 1978 Saur Revolution as well as during the 10 year Soviet war that followed.

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Located at 34.49, 69.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Prisons in Afghanistan

Tara Khēl

Tara Khēl is a village and the center of Deh Sabz District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It is situated northwest of Kabul at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.5767|N|69.2564|E||||| | |name= }} at 1794 m altitude. The village is big, with more than 2,000 households. It is close to the Kabul International Airport.

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Located at 34.49, 69.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

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.

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Located at 34.49, 69.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Central Intelligence Agency, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, Prisons in Afghanistan