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Shaykhan Destination Guide

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Shaykhan in the region of Laghmān is a town located in Afghanistan - some 71 mi (or 114 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shaykhan is now 09:58 PM (Tuesday). 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 Kelay, Shorava, Shaykhan, Shamatay, Shaghalan or Tsawar Khel. When in this area, you might want to check out Tore Kala, Shegey, Wuluswali 'Alingar, Bar Kot Shamali, Alakhadzhigar and Alu Khel as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Alingar District

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.77, 70.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Laghman Province

Chapa Dara District

Chapa Dara District is situated in the western part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan and borders Nuristan Province. The population is 27,500 (2006). The district is mountainous and farming and animal husbandry are not possible in the whole district. Some people work abroad. Health care and the education need improvement.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.77, 70.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Kunar Province