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Dandor in the region of Parvān is a town in Afghanistan - some 42 mi (or 68 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Dandor is now 01:33 AM (Saturday). 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: Qal'ah-ye Wulang, Khwajah Siyaran-e 'Ulya, Ofyan-e Sharif, Qashqal, Aibak or Dandor Khulah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tajiki Kafshan, Ni'mat Khel, Mushtanay, Mullai, Kajakan-e 'Ulya and Chimar Khulah. 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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Interesting facts about this location

Salang River

The Salang is a 438 kilometre long river of Afghanistan, flowing through Parwan Province. It is a tributary of the Indus River and the Ghorband River and the Panjshir River and the Kabul River.

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Located at 35.13, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Parwan Province, Rivers of Afghanistan

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 35.13, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 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 35.13, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Tunnels completed in 1964, Tunnels in Afghanistan

2009 Afghan avalanches

The 2009 Afghan avalanches occurred near Kabul in the central Asian country of Afghanistan on 16 January 2009. At least ten people were killed and twelve vehicles and machinery used to clear the road of snow were swept away when the avalanche struck a highway. Forty people were rescued, eleven of whom were injured by the avalanches.

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Located at 35.13, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Afghanistan, 2009 natural disasters, Avalanches, Natural disasters in Afghanistan, Transport disasters 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 35.13, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 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

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