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Wakhi Destination Guide

Delve into Wakhi in Afghanistan!

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Wakhi in the region of Panjshir is a place located in Afghanistan - some 80 mi (or 128 km) North-East of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Wakhi is now 04:27 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Taloqan, Qabkhanah, Kunduz, Khinj, Kabul or Wurzan. While being here, you might want to check out Wakhi, Til-e Panjshayr, Skabun, Pas-e Shah-e Mardan, Kamangar and Dornamah as well. We discovered 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,

Pamir Air Crahed Antonov 24 Just 5 day...

02:48 min ( May 18, 2010 by pointvictor)
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Pamir Air Crahed Antonov 24 . Just 5 days before it went down, flying in the same area

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, 69.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan

Anjuman (stream)

The Anjuman is a stream which runs through the Anjuman Valley in Afghanistan. The stream's sources include the three lakes of the valley, with the largest lake being the primary source.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.53, 69.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Afghanistan