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Shor Ab in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 13 mi (or 20 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shor Ab is now 11:17 AM (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: Pul-e Khumri, Mir Bachah Kot, Katah Chah, Kalakan, Kabul or Pul-e Sangi. 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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Afghanistan - My Kabul 1 of 3 - BBC Cult...

14:56 min ( March 06, 2011 by RuniTravel)
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Afghanistan - My Kabul 1 of 3 - BBC Culture Documentary, recorded 20. In this BBC documentary, journalist and native Afghani Tahir Qadiry revisits his hometown of Kabul. Qadiry meets with not only the...

Afghanistan and Top Most Expensive House...

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SME Road Warriors Kabul May-2011 wlmp av...

06:02 min ( May 29, 2012 by TheMuffie007)
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Just a couple of wild and slightly crazed SME's driving to work in Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.7, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Central Intelligence Agency, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, Prisons in Afghanistan

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.7, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Aerospace museums, Area denial weapons, Explosive weapons, Kabul, Military and war museums, Museums 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.7, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airports in Afghanistan, Kabul

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.7, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 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

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 34.7, 69.23 (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