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Darband Destination Guide

Touring Darband in Afghanistan.

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Darband in the region of Nangarhār is located in Afghanistan - some 112 mi (or 180 km) East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Darband is now 08:16 AM (Thursday). 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: Towdah Chinah, Sholgar, Sadah, Mehtar Lam, Loyah Dakah or Awaf Khan. Being here already, consider visiting Made Kili, Gagra, Tor Kham, Tizai, Darband and Dre Chine. 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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Videos

Torkham Gate Border towards Pakistan

00:29 min ( March 29, 2009 by fablabamy)
Views: 20,382 - Rating: 5/5

I'm at the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan at the foot of the Khyber Pass, filming towards Pakistani side. I am standing about 6 feet from the Durand Line where there is a low concrete wall an...

The Khyber Pass (Pakistan/Afghan border ...

02:25 min ( May 16, 2009 by valpard)
Views: 48,042 - Rating: 4.96/5

ATTENTION / CAUTION / VORSICHT / / / PRECAUTION / ATENCAO / ! / Watch this movie only if you are interested by Pakistan in 1990. I have retrieved this old film of my trip in the north of Pakistan. I...


Torkham Gate Border towards Afghanistan

01:35 min ( March 29, 2009 by fablabamy)
Views: 18,568 - Rating: 4.2/5

I'm at the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan at the foot of the Khyber Pass, filming towards the Afghani side. I am standing about two feet from the Durand Line where there is a low concrete wal...

The Search For Osama binLaden

58:19 min ( May 31, 2011 by cpaglobalarchive2)
Views: 60,040 - Rating: 2.87234/5

"The Search For Osama binLaden" Chronicles a moment in time when the search was on in Afghanistan in 2002 after bombing campaign began by the US. It's a journey through the Khyber Pass and through the...


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Ali Masjid

The Battle of Ali Masjid, which took place on 21 November 1878, was the opening battle in the Second Anglo-Afghan War between the British forces, under Lieutenant-General Sir Samuel James Browne, and the Afghan forces, under Ghulam Haider Khan. The perceived offence of an Afghan general's refusal to allow a British envoy entrance to the country was used as an excuse to attack the fortress of Ali Masjid, as the opening battle in the war.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.1, 71.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Battle honours of the Rifle Brigade, Battles of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, Conflicts in 1878

2009 Khyber Pass offensive

The 2009 Khyber Pass offensive was an offensive military campaign by Pakistani Army against Islamic militants from Lashkar-e-Islam in and near the Khyber Pass. The offensive was launched after a series of suicide bombings, including one at a police station where 17 cadets were killed, as well as American pressure to crack down on the militants. After two months, Pakistan Army defeated the militants and cleared the area from the militants.

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Located at 34.1, 71.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Pakistan, Conflicts in 2009

2009 Pakistan Army Mil Mi-17 crash

A Russian-made Mil Mi-17 transport helicopter of the Pakistan Army crashed in the FATA, in Orakzai Agency on July 3, 2009. According to a source within the Army the crash was due to a technical fault. Some sources report that local people are saying it was due to militant activity. The crash site is Chapar Feroze Khel, 20 kilometres from Peshawar, on the border of the semi-autonomous Orakzai and Khyber tribal agencies.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.1, 71.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Pakistan, Accidents and incidents involving military aircraft, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2009, Aviation accidents and incidents in Pakistan, Military of Pakistan

Khyber Pass

The Khyber Pass, is a mountain pass connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, cutting through the northeastern part of the Spin Ghar mountains. An integral part of the ancient Silk Road, it is one of the oldest known passes in the world. Throughout history it has been an important trade route between Central Asia and South Asia and a strategic military location. The summit of the pass is 5 kilometres inside Pakistan at Landi Kotal.

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Located at 34.1, 71.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Pakistan border crossings, Hindu Kush, Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Mountain passes of Pakistan, Rail mountain passes, Sites along the Silk Road

Bazar Caves

The Bazar Caves otherwise Bāzār Caves are located in the Khyber in the mountainous Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

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Located at 34.1, 71.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Pakistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas