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Alekozai Destination Guide

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Alekozai in the region of Kandahār is a town located in Afghanistan - some 260 mi (or 419 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Alekozai is now 11:56 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Tseran, Shorabgay, Showkal, Sayyid Nabi or Faqiran. When in this area, you might want to check out Sahibzadah, Moqor, Hotak, Almesh, Alekozai and Shor Ab as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Firebase Anaconda

The Battle of Firebase Anaconda was a military engagement that took place on August 8, 2007. A group of roughly 75 Afghan militants mounted a rare frontal assault on a United States' Firebase Anaconda, but were repulsed with approximately 20 fatalities. No Americans were killed. The attack was rare in that instead of using asymmetric warfare tactics such as launching mortars at the base and quickly retreating, the Taliban forces' staged a direct assault on U.S. -led forces.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.04, 65.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:2007 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2007

Arghandab River

Arghandab is a river in Afghanistan, about 400 kilometers in length. It rises in the Hazarajat country north-west of Ghazni, and flows south-west falls into the Helmand 30 km below Girishk. In its lower course it is much used for irrigation, under the control of the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority, and the valley is cultivated and populous; yet the water is said to be somewhat brackish.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.04, 65.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Helmand River, Helmand River drainage basin, Rivers of Afghanistan