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Amir Khel Destination Guide

Touring Amir Khel in Afghanistan.

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Amir Khel in the region of Parvān is located in Afghanistan - some 49 mi (or 79 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Amir Khel

Time in Amir Khel is now 02:03 PM (Monday). 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: Totum Darah-ye 'Ulya, Tajiki Kafshan, Aibak, Salang-e Shamali, Pul-e-Matak or Langar Khana. Being here already, consider visiting Qal'ah-ye Wulang, Sar Tikchah, Samida, Qol-e Baqi, Nowach-e Bala and Bagh-e Maidan. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Bagram AirField Afghanistan The now de...

00:32 min ( November 06, 2011 by brothermitchlove1)
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Tommy Ellis reporting from the now defunct US Prison. This building was built by the Russians. The site of the famous prison break of 2005 "July" when four inmates broke out and were not found again.D...

Sunday Drive

02:07 min ( June 12, 2010 by DuncanOh)
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Driving through the metro Jabal os Sarai area, Parwan Province, Afghanistan. We were on our way back from the Panjshir Valley


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Interesting facts about this location

Salang Pass

The Salang Pass is the major mountain pass connecting northern Afghanistan and Kabul province, with further connections to southern Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is just to the east of the Kushan Pass, and both of them were of great importance in early times as they provided the most direct connections between the Kabul region with northern Afghanistan or Tokharistan. The Salang River originates nearby and flows south.

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Located at 35.24, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan

Salang Tunnel

The Salang Tunnel, located in Parwan province, is a link between northern and southern Afghanistan crossing the Hindukush mountain range under the difficult Salang Pass. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:35|19|19.91|N|69|1|36.72|E| |primary |name= }} The Salang Tunnel is the only pass going in a north-south direction to remain in use throughout the year. It is known for a deadly fire which occurred in November 1982, and several avalanche incidents.

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Located at 35.24, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Tunnels completed in 1964, Tunnels in Afghanistan

Salang Tunnel fire

The Salang tunnel fire occurred on 3 November 1982 in Afghanistan's Salang tunnel during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. Details are uncertain, but the incident may have been the deadliest known road accident, and one of the deadliest fires of modern times.

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Located at 35.24, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1982 fires, 1982 in Afghanistan, Cold War military history of the Soviet Union, Fires in Afghanistan, Soviet war in Afghanistan, Transport disasters in 1982, Transport disasters in Afghanistan, Tunnel disasters

Kesektan

Kesektan is to be the center of the newly created Hesa Duwum Kohistan District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:35.0467|N|69.2919|E||||| | |name= }} at 1454 m altitude.

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Located at 35.24, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kapisa Province

Ahtaj

Ahtaj is a town in Afghanistan.

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Located at 35.24, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parwan Province