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Khost Destination Guide

Touring Khost in Afghanistan.

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Khost in the region of Khowst with it's 96,123 citizens is located in Afghanistan - some 93 mi (or 149 km) South-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Khost in Afghanistan

Time in Khost is now 02:16 PM (Friday). 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: Yakubi, Valibazkotkay, Tarakey, Khulbisat, Kabul or Galyan. Being here already, consider visiting Kotay, Shaykh Amir Kelay, Shaykhano Kelay, Sash Khel, Sahib Zadagan and Kamkai Mazghor. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

4°C / 39 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 0°C / 33 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 923.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 21st of January 2017
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 7°C (44 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Sunday, 22nd of January 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Monday, 23rd of January 2017
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: 6°C (44 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)

Videos

I will Survive!!

00:54 min ( August 27, 2008 by Hitinhard)
Views: 1,464 - Rating: 5/5

This was a bad day for myself... but i got very lucky, this IED didnt fully detinate when i caught the trip wire... the explosion is the remains from it, it was a British Anti Tank Mine... and then i ...

Soldier Fail

00:23 min ( January 19, 2013 by 2683hollywood)
Views: 45 - Rating: 5/5

In Afghanistan, our convoy was waiting for EOD to arrive and detonate an IED in the road. I was standing by this red, nasty, sewage runoff and decided to go to the front of our perimeter... but I trip...


DIRT!

04:11 min ( September 27, 2008 by WILDMANC130)
Views: 451 - Rating: 0/5

Assault

Zeroz pt1

01:16 min ( December 08, 2011 by tomgore31)
Views: 60 - Rating: 0/5

1st encounter of our intredid duty bound heroes fighting crime in big city


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Interesting facts about this location

Al Sadeeq training camp

The Al-Sadeeq training camp is one of the training camps in Afghanistan, near Khost, that American intelligence officials have asserted were used to train individuals with ties to al Qaeda or the Taliban. Salah Muhammad Salih Al Dhabi was accused of attending the Al-Sadeeq training camp, in the factors favoring continued detention, presented to his Administrative Review Board. Al Dhabi said he did not complete his training program, stating he attended the camp, for a week, in 1997.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.34, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Al-Qaeda activities

Khost Airfield

The Khost Airfield is situated 2 miles southeast of the town of Khost, Afghanistan and 9 miles northeast of the Pakistan border in a valley surrounded by high terrains from West and East.

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Located at 33.34, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Khost

Sekhamir Kalay

Sekhamir Kalay is a village and the center of Gurbuz District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.2875|N|69.9125|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,207 m altitude in the northwestern part of the district.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.34, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province

Dadwal

Dadwal is a village and the center of Mando Zay District in Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.3103|N|69.7992|E||||| | |name= }} at 1267 altitude, South from the main road to Pakistan.

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Located at 33.34, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province

Yakubi

Yakubi is the center of Sabari District in Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.4608|N|69.99|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,113 m altitude in the southeastern part of the district.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.34, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province

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