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Kamangar Destination Guide

Discover Kamangar in Afghanistan!

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Kamangar in the region of Panjshir is a town located in Afghanistan - some 82 mi (or 132 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Kamangar

Local time in Kamangar is now 02:27 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Til-e Panjshayr, Taloqan, Pas-e Shah-e Mardan, Mir Qalat, Kunduz or Dornamah. When in this area, you might want to check out Wakhi, Sigman, Shaniz, Koh-e Sur, Kamangar and Aryu as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Gemology and travel: Emerald mining Panj...

00:23 min ( September 29, 2007 by bengun555)
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June 2006: Panjsheri miners preparing to blast the rocks in the deep of Bizmal emerald mine in Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. For more info, please visit: All the best,

Gemology and travel: Emerald mining in P...

01:10 min ( May 30, 2007 by bengun555)
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Summer 2006, in Panjshir valley Afghanistan, an Afghan miner is drilling to place some explosives. The purpose is to blast the rock in order to get some emeralds. Panjshir valley is known since the en...

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Interesting facts about this location

Khawak Pass

The Khawak Pass (elevation 3,848 m) sits across the route heading to the northwest from near the head of the Panjshir Valley through the formidable Hindu Kush range to northern Afghanistan via Andarab and Baghlan. This is the route traditionally thought to have been followed by Alexander the Great in the spring of 329 BCE when he led his army from the Kabul Valley across the mountains to Bactria (later Tokharistan in the north).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.53, 69.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan