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Shah Mazar Destination Guide

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Shah Mazar in the region of Lowgar is a place located in Afghanistan - some 46 mi (or 74 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shah Mazar is now 10:51 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sarwan Khel, Qaryah-ye Gul 'Alam, Pul-e 'Alam, Patkhab Shana, Nowshad or Ido Khel. While being here, you might want to check out Yosuf Khel, Taqi, Tandan, Shash Qal'ah, Shah Mazar and Baraki Barak as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Patrolbase Roadhouse Baraki-Barak Loga...

01:37 min ( July 15, 2011 by MNGruber06)
Views: 2,651 - Rating: 5/5

This was during the second day of Patrol Base Roadhouse's existence, a place that has resounding significance to anyone who was deployed in Logar Province from May to November 2010. Having been engage...

Oral history -- Baraki Barak

09:51 min ( November 22, 2008 by ColdinGardez)
Views: 1,823 - Rating: 5/5

An oral history of the first time our team found out there were people in Afghanistan who didn't like us. (Photos and audio scrubbed to remove any information that might endanger fielded forces.)

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Interesting facts about this location

Charkh District

Charkh District is situated in the southern part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. Kharwar District was created from the former big Charkh District. The population is 39,400 (2006). The district center is the village of Charkh, located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.7967|N|68.9411|E||||| | |name= }} at 2108 m altitude in a river valley. The district is mountainous and the winters here are severe and some villages are isolated for long periods.

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Located at 33.89, 68.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Logar Province


Pul-i-Alam is the provincial capital of Logar Province, Afghanistan as well as of Pul-i-Alam District. The population of Pul-i-Alam is estimated at around 108,000, which is composed of Pashtuns, Tajiks Pul-i-Alam has undergone massive reconstruction work after the fall of Taliban. A provincial reconstruction team PRT Logar of the Czech Republic is based in Pul-i-Alam.

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Located at 33.89, 68.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Logar Province

Tera Pass

The Tera Pass is the primary route connecting Logar and Paktia provinces in Afghanistan. The pass was unimproved until 2006, when construction of a paved surface was completed as part of the ongoing international reconstruction effort.

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Located at 33.89, 68.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan