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Shaykhan Destination Guide

Delve into Shaykhan in Afghanistan!

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Shaykhan in the region of Paktia is located in Afghanistan - some 65 mi (or 105 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Shaykhan is now 06:33 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Stogan, Srah Kala, Sar Kari Kala or Islamabad. While being here, make sure to check out Wuriya Khel, Shaykhan, Shilgad, Shaykhan, Shamal Zai and Mashat Khel as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Bored in afghanistan

00:46 min ( April 06, 2009 by Solace4Terror)
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We get bored as shit

Gardez Firefight

04:56 min ( March 06, 2011 by yeaimthatguy100)
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21 DEC 2009 MP's were ambushed in Gardez Afghanistan

Highs & Lows in Afghanistan

07:08 min ( December 30, 2012 by Bob Chappelle)
Views: 60 - Rating: 5/5

From a high of a Christmas morning like giving of toys & clothing to the children of an Afghan village in December of 2008 to the lows of the bitter cold of winter operations in Afghanistan in January...

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 33.59, 69.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, Paktia 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 33.59, 69.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan

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 33.59, 69.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Logar Province