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Yakh Karez Destination Guide

Touring Yakh Karez in Afghanistan.

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Yakh Karez in the region of Kandahār is located in Afghanistan - some 285 mi (or 458 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Yakh Karez is now 06:15 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zalah Khan, Bala Deh-e Sufla, Sikh Chala-ye Sufla, Sikh Chala-ye 'Ulya or Shahr-e Now. Being here already, consider visiting Zakir-e Sharif, Yakh Karez, Walakan, Temuriyan, Shayr-e Surkh and Babasakhib. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Walking in Kandahar-1

04:22 min ( October 31, 2011 by mkrtjp)
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On the morning around Shahidan-e-chowk. Jobless men are gathering and waiting for agents are coming. Obtaining job is hard. They told me usually working only 2days per a week. Sometime Army vecicles p...

Walking in Kandahar-2

04:04 min ( November 01, 2011 by mkrtjp)
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Nan-vaii (bakery). Afghan nan are big, especially in Kandahar. nice smell good taste, my favorite nan in the world

Kandahar city

08:22 min ( December 19, 2010 by mkrtjp)
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Usual lives of Kandahar city. Nov.2010

NATO in Afghanistan - Kandahar's female ...

03:10 min ( March 08, 2012 by NATOCOMMUNITY)
Views: 6,874 - Rating: 4.63636/5

In the heart of the war-torn southern city of Kandahar, a team of Afghan women have swapped their burkas for police uniforms. They understand the risk they're taking but they're determined to work to ...

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Interesting facts about this location

Ahmad Shah Durrani

Ahmad Shāh Durrānī (1722 – 16 October 1772), also known as Ahmad Khān Abdālī, was the founder of the Durrani Empire and is regarded to be the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan. Ahmad Shah enlisted as a young soldier in the military of the Afsharid kingdom and quickly rose to become a commander of four thousand Abdali Pashtun soldiers. After the death of Nader Shah Afshar of Persia in June 1747, Abdali became the Emir of Khorasan.

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Located at 31.6, 65.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1722 births, 1772 deaths, 18th-century Afghan people, Afghan Muslims, Afghan poets, Durrani Empire, Emirs of Afghanistan, Pashto-language poets, Pashtun people, People from Herat, People from Multan


Karz is a village in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, near the city of Kandahar. The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, is from Karz.

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Located at 31.6, 65.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kandahar Province

Kandahar District

Kandahar District is situated in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the city of Kandahar. It borders with Panjwai District to the west, Arghandab District to the north, Shah Wali Kot District to the northeast and Daman District to the east and south. The population is 468,200 (2006). The district center is the city of Kandahar. In March 2009, the Dand District Centre was destroyed by a suicide bombing of two Taliban insurgents.

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Located at 31.6, 65.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Kandahar Province

Camp Nathan Smith

Camp Nathan Smith is an American military base in Kandahar City, Afghanistan. Originally, it was an abandoned fruit factory. In November 2003, it was built and operated by the US Army Soldiers of Charlie Battery, 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. It was turned over to the Canadian Military in 2005, and named after Private Nathan Smith of the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

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Located at 31.6, 65.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
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Arghandab, Afghanistan

The town of Arghandab is the center of Arghandab District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan in the valley of Arghandab River northwest from Kandahar. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31.6547|N|65.6494|E||||| | |name= }} at an elevation of 1,112 metres .

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Located at 31.6, 65.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kandahar Province