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Shemanzai Destination Guide

Delve into Shemanzai in Afghanistan!

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Shemanzai in the region of Kabul is a place located in Afghanistan - some 17 mi (or 27 km) South-East of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shemanzai is now 02:34 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zanabad, Spinah Tizhah, Shemanzai, Mehtar Lam, Alaqahdari Khak-e Jabar or Zindan. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Kabul to Bagram

01:42 min ( September 19, 2010 by Jake Wright)
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This is a quick video from my trip from Kabul to Bagram

Kabul_jalalabad road

00:50 min ( April 24, 2009 by y10000)
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Interesting facts about this location

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 34.38, 69.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Prisons in Afghanistan

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 34.38, 69.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Military installations of Afghanistan, Military installations of Germany, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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 34.38, 69.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Central Intelligence Agency, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, Prisons 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 34.38, 69.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airports in Afghanistan, Kabul

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.

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Located at 34.38, 69.41 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Aerospace museums, Area denial weapons, Explosive weapons, Kabul, Military and war museums, Museums in Afghanistan