Komand Destination Guide
Explore Komand in Afghanistan.
Komand in the region of Laghmān is a town in Afghanistan - some 74 mi (or 119 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital city.
Current time in Komand is now 10:55 PM (Thursday). 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: Sotan, Sheywah, Shegay, Qal'ah-ye Shahi, Mehtar Lam or Qayyum Bandah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Surkhan, Shadi Bayk, Saror, Omar Khan Kelay, Nalawah and Balah Katsah. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Char Bagh is an area within Laghman Province, Afghanistan and is observable from the Jalalabad-Kabul Road. According to some sources, when Alexander the Great entered the region, he built a town between Char Bagh and Mandrawar after the Greek god of victory.
Located at 34.66, 70.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Alingar District is located approximately 27 km from Mehtarlam, the provincial capital of Laghman Province and borders with Alishing and Dawlat Shah districts to the West, Nuristan Province to the North, Kunar and Nangarhar provinces to the East and Qarghayi and Mihtarlam districts to the South. It has about 60 villages located in four main valleys. The population is 85,600 (2006) - 70% of them Pashtun, 20% Pashai and 5% Tajik.
Nangarhar University (Pashto: د ننګرهار پوهنتون) is a government-funded higher learning institution in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. It is the second largest university in Afghanistan. It has approximately 25 faculty and 3,500 students. Nangarhar University was established in 1962 as a medical college. It was later merged with other local colleges to become a full-fledged university.
Darūntah (Khayrow Khel) is a village in Jalalabad District of Nangarhar province. It is located next to Jalalabad city on route AO1 in Afghanistan. It gave its name to the Derunta training camp located north of the village, across the Darunta Dam.
Derunta training camp
The Derunta training camp (also transliterated as Darunta) was one of the most well-known of many military training camps that have been alleged to have been affiliated with al Qaeda.
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