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Shakar Darah in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 15 mi (or 24 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shakar Darah is now 12:56 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Shakar Darah, Qal'ah-ye Lalay, Pul-e Khumri, Mir Bachah Kot, Mehtar Lam or Nazim Khel. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . 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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Lake Qargha Afghanistan HD

02:42 min ( July 13, 2012 by Afg Junk)
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Lake Qargha in Kabul Afghanistan 2012 Watch in 720p HD format. Sorry for the choppy video. Will reupload later

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...


Kabul April 2012

01:00 min ( April 15, 2012 by cawa2911)
Views: 360 - Rating: 3/5

Kabul, 8 April 2012, Salam

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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 34.68, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

Hotel Inter-Continental Kabul

The Inter-Continental (also known as the Inter-Con) is a three star hotel located in the Kârte Parwân neighbourhood in western Kabul, Afghanistan. It served as the nation's first international luxury hotel, one of the most visited by foreigners since its opening in 1969. The hotel has 200 rooms and is equipped with a swimming pool, a gym, and about four restaurants for dine in or room service.

More reading: Hotel Inter-Continental Kabul homepage
Located at 34.68, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1969, Buildings and structures in Kabul, History of Kabul, Hotels established in 1969, Hotels in Kabul, InterContinental hotels

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 34.68, 68.98 (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

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."

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Located at 34.68, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 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

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 34.68, 68.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Education in Kabul, Educational institutions established in 1932, Kabul University, Universities in Afghanistan