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Qal'ah-ye Naw-e Chehel Tan in the region of Kabul is located in Afghanistan - some 10 mi (or 17 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Qal'ah-ye Naw-e Chehel Tan is now 11:58 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Somochak, Paghman, Mehtar Lam, Khost, Kandahar or Maidan Shahr. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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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)
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Wide body aircraft cockpit view GoPro HD

Kaboul cité interdite - 01

09:23 min ( February 15, 2009 by TDHSRILANKA)
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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

Qargha Reservoir

Qargha is a lake and reservoir in Afghanistan, just 9 km from Kabul.

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Located at 34.53, 68.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Afghanistan, Reservoirs in Afghanistan


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.

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Located at 34.53, 68.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

Dashte Barchi

Dasht-E-Barchi is the western part of Kabul, Afghanistan. The residents of this area are 100% Hazara. They constitute around 3.5 million people from the 8 million population who lives in Kabul. Dasht-E-Barchi is the most peaceful part of Kabul that not a single explosion happened in this 10 years,and is where the most intelligent students of afghanistan live(as the concore examination shows).

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Located at 34.53, 68.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Neighborhoods of Kabul

Operation Storm-333

Operation Storm-333 («Шторм-333») was the codename of the Soviet special forces operation on 27 December 1979 in which Soviet special forces stormed the Tajbeg Palace in Afghanistan and killed Afghani President Hafizullah Amin and his 200 personal guards. His eleven-year-old son died due to shrapnel wounds.. He was replaced by Babrak Karmal.

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Located at 34.53, 68.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1979 in Afghanistan, 1979 in the Soviet Union, Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airborne operations, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, Coups d'état, History of Kabul, Military assassinations, Russian special forces operations

Tajbeg Palace

Tajbeg Palace or Tapa-e-Tajbeg Palace is a Palace built in the 1920s and located about ten miles (16 km) outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. The stately mansion sits atop a knoll among foothills where the Afghan royal family once hunted and picnicked. It should not be confused with Darul Aman Palace, which is about 0.8 miles northeast from Tajbeg.

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Located at 34.53, 68.99 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1920s architecture, Kabul Province, Palaces in Afghanistan, Royal residences in Afghanistan