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Khwajah Gan Destination Guide

Explore Khwajah Gan in Afghanistan.

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Khwajah Gan in the region of Paktia is a town in Afghanistan - some 75 mi (or 121 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Khwajah Gan

Current time in Khwajah Gan is now 07:08 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zeraki Kala, Wuriya Khel, Temur Khel, Terwah, Mehtar Lam or Sayyidan-e Jibu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Stogan, Shaykh Nurwal, Shamal Zai and Malik Shayr Kala. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

9°C / 49 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1016.3 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 26th of April 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)
Saturday, 27th of April 2019
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Sunday, 28th of April 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 10°C (50 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)

Videos

Gardez Firefight

04:56 min ( March 06, 2011 by yeaimthatguy100)
Views: 9,951 - Rating: 5/5

21 DEC 2009 MP's were ambushed in Gardez Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States military and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and non-NATO forces attempted to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. The operation took place in the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.44, 69.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2002 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, 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 Australia, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Germany, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving New Zealand, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Norway, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2002, History of Paktia Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Australia, Operations involving American special forces, United States Army Rangers, Wars involving the Taliban

Battle of Takur Ghar

The Battle of Takur Ghar was a short but intense military engagement between United States special operations forces and Taliban insurgents fought in March 2002, atop Takur Ghar mountain, Afghanistan. For the U.S. side, the battle proved the deadliest entanglement of Operation Anaconda, an effort early in the war in Afghanistan to rout Taliban forces from the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains. The battle saw three helicopter landings by the U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.44, 69.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Operations involving American special forces

Battle for Hill 3234

The Battle for Hill 3234 was a successful defensive battle fought by the 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, Soviet Airborne Troops, in Afghanistan against a force of 200 to 250 Mujahideen rebels. Two of the soldiers killed, Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov and Andrey Alexandrovich Melnikov, were posthumously awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. All of the paratroopers in this battle were given the Order of the Red Banner and Order of the Red Star.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.44, 69.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1988 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Khost Province, Operations involving Pakistani special forces, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations

Gardez Air Base

Gardez Air Base is a military facility in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The airbase was used as a regional collection center in the program to disarm Afghanistan's local militias.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.44, 69.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, Paktia Province

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark