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Magat Destination Guide

Delve into Magat in Afghanistan!

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Magat in the region of Kandahār is a city in Afghanistan - some 309 mi (or 497 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Magat is now 01:29 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zarif Khel, Sayyidan, Sangin, Mohajirin or Shahi Karez. While being here, make sure to check out Wakil Rustam Kelay, Tari Karez, Shaykhanza'i, Shayr 'Ali Karez, Rang Rayzan and Lwar Suhbat as well. We also found some pictures.

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Maiwand is a village in Afghanistan and the district center of Maiwand District of Kandahar Province. It is located 50 miles northwest of Kandahar. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority. The village is notable for the Battle of Maiwand which took place on July 27, 1880 during the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Ayub Khan together with Malalai Anaa defeated a British brigade under General Burrows. Maiwand is also a prestigious and proud name for Afghan males.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.52, 65.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kandahar Province