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Khushkak Destination Guide

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Khushkak in the region of Parvān is a place in Afghanistan - some 44 mi (or 71 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Khushkak is now 09:52 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Qal'ah-ye Wulang, Khwajah Siyaran-e 'Ulya, Ofyan-e Sharif, Toghzar, Qashqal or Kulolah Sang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tajiki Kafshan, Ni'mat Khel, Lowrah, Darwaysh Khel, Dandor and Darah-ye Salah Khan. We also found some pictures.






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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 35.16, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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 35.16, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 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 35.16, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 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

Gulbahar, Afghanistan

Gulbahar is located 76 km north the Afghanistan capital Kabul. Gulbahar is a green lush area with the best mulberry in the country.

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Located at 35.16, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parwan Province

Ahtaj

Ahtaj is a town in Afghanistan.

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Located at 35.16, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parwan Province