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Showbon Destination Guide

Touring Showbon in Afghanistan.

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Showbon in the region of Laghmān is located in Afghanistan - some 50 mi (or 80 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Showbon

Time in Showbon is now 02:14 PM (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: Wurizho Naw, Wechah Kanay, Shah Gulian, Qandalah, Pul-e Khumri or Burundak. Being here already, consider visiting Tangishu, Showbon, Shalaku, Lakarlam, Hasan Khel and Buzah Khel. We collected some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Episode#3: Made it to Afghanistan

02:02 min ( September 05, 2010 by LuckyFoot223)
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Made it safely to Afghanistan and just a little description of my trip of the US to the AOR. Sorry it's so short. I'm still finding out the rules of cameras around the base. Not gonna violate the rule...

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Interesting facts about this location

Dawlat Shah District

Dawlat Shah District is located approximately 74 km from Mehterlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province in Afghanistan. It is a mountainous district and borders Nuristan Province to the North and North-East, Alingar District to the East, Alishing District to the South and Kapisa and Parwan provinces to the West. The population is 29,500 (2006) - 70% Tajik, 29% Pashai and 1% Pashtun. It has 60 villages.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.82, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Laghman Province

Uzbin Valley ambush

The Uzbin Valley ambush occurred when ISAF troops were ambushed by Afghan militants in eastern Afghanistan on 18 August 2008. It took place outside the village of Spēṟ Kunday, of the Surobi District of Kabul province and resulted in heavy casualties to the French ISAF contingent. A NATO report of the incident summarised that the surviving members of the Coalition forces were "lucky to escape" arguing that they were poorly equipped, ill-organised and faced a well-prepared enemy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.82, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, History of Kabul Province

Alishing District

Alishing District is a district in Afghanistan, located 21 km from Mihtarlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province. It has borders with Kabul and Kapisa provinces to the West, Dawlat Shah District to the North, Alingar District to the East and Mihtarlam District to the South. The population is 63,200 (2006) - 60% of them Pashai, 25% Pashtun and 15% Tajik.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.82, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Laghman Province