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Awo Bandah Destination Guide

Touring Awo Bandah in Afghanistan.

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Awo Bandah in the region of Nūrestān is located in Afghanistan - some 110 mi (or 177 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Awo Bandah is now 08:36 AM (Saturday). 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: Wanat, Siro Kelay, Nishah'i, Mehtar Lam, Khost or Zhak. Being here already, consider visiting Waygal, Molahdish, Konde Kelay, Arahnas, Amaysozah and Balahkanday Bandah. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Wanat

The Battle of Wanat occurred on July 13, 2008, when about 200 Taliban guerrillas attacked NATO troops near the village of Wanat in the Waygal district in Afghanistan's far eastern province of Nuristan. The position was defended primarily by United States Army soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.

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Located at 35.14, 70.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:2008 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2008, History of Nuristan Province

Waygal District

Waygal District is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan.

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Located at 35.14, 70.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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Wama District

Wama District is a district of Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. In the 2004 Afghanistan administrative reorganization it lost territory to the newly created Nurgram and Parun districts.

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Located at 35.14, 70.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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Hindu Kush

The Hindu Kush, also known as Pāriyātra Parvata or Paropamisadae, is an 800 km long mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan. The highest point in the Hindu Kush is Tirich Mir (7,708 m or 25,289 ft) in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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Located at 35.14, 70.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Pakistan border, Geography of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Hindu Kush, History of Pakistan, Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Mountain passes of Pakistan, Mountain ranges of Afghanistan, Mountain ranges of Asia, Mountain ranges of Pakistan, Physiographic provinces, Sites along the Silk Road

Dara-I-Pech District

Dara-I-Pech District (also known as Manogay District or Pech District) is located western-central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 30 km West from Asadabad. The population is 48,400 (2006). The district is governed from Mano Gai. The governor is Mohammad Rahkman. While the bulk of the population is Safi Pashtun, who are mostly settled along the Pech River, the district also includes the Pashai-speaking Korengalis in the southern portion of the Korengal Valley.

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Located at 35.14, 70.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Kunar Province