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Makhigir in the region of Parvān is a place in Afghanistan - some 30 mi (or 48 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Makhigir is now 02:25 PM (Thursday). 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: Khwajah Siyaran-e 'Ulya, Pul-e Khumri, Nahrin, Makhigir, Kabul or Bahadur Khel. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Turkman, Sayadan, Qal'ah-ye Khwajah, Qal'ah-ye Daywanah, Qalandar Khel and Ghulam 'Ali. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

Kabul Transit - Malang Kohistani

03:02 min ( November 07, 2007 by kabultransit)
Views: 67,166 - Rating: 4.80392/5

KABUL TRANSIT - a documentary film www.kabultransit.net In the broken cityscape of Kabul Afghanistan, amid the dust and rubble of ... all » war, Westerners and Afghans adjust to the uncertain possibi...

President Obama Speaks to Troops at Bagr...

10:38 min ( May 02, 2012 by whitehouse)
Views: 35,601 - Rating: 4.02521/5

President Obama speaks to troops during an unannounced trip to Afghanistan where he signed a strategic partnership agreement with President Hamid Karzai that marks the beginning of the end of the war ...


President Obama Visits Bagram Afghanist...

12:28 min ( May 02, 2012 by dvidshub)
Views: 903 - Rating: 3.26087/5

Uncut B-roll of President Obama on his surprise visit to Afghanistan. Crowd shots, and Speech to the Troops in it's entirety. Footage provided by 1st Infantry Division Headquarters

Cool!

00:52 min ( September 27, 2008 by WILDMANC130)
Views: 782 - Rating: 0/5

A very cool avaition clip


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Interesting facts about this location

2007 Bagram Airfield bombing

The 2007 Bagram Airfield bombing was a suicide attack that killed up to 23 people and injured 20 more at the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, while Dick Cheney, the Vice President of the United States, was visiting. The attack occurred inside one of the security gates surrounding the heavily guarded base 60 km north of Kabul. {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }} In 2007, Bagram was the main US airbase in Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.96, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Assassination attempts, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2007, Dick Cheney, Mass murder in 2007, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2007

Bagram Airfield

Bagram Airfield is one of the largest U.S. military bases in Afghanistan. It is located next to the ancient city of Bagram, 11 kilometres southeast of Charikar in the Parwan Province of Afghanistan. The airfield comes with a dual-runway capable of handling any size military aircraft, including Boeing C-17 Globemaster III and Antonov An-225. The base is mainly occupied by the U.S. Armed Forces, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and minimally by the military of Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.96, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, Detention centers for extrajudicial prisoners of the United States, Military bases of the United States in Afghanistan, Prisoner-of-war camps, Soviet Air Force bases, United States Army airfields, United States Marine Corps in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Ahtaj

Ahtaj is a town in Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.96, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parwan Province

Qara Bagh, Kabul Province

Qara Bagh is a town and the center of Qarabagh District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan. It is situated in the western part of the district at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.8414|N|69.1489|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,565 m altitude. The population is 13,000 (2007 calculation). The town was seriously damaged during the wars.

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Located at 34.96, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kabul Province

Istalif

Istālif is a village about 18 miles northwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, situated at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.8403|N|69.1000|E||||| | |name= }} at 1693 m altitude. It is the center of Istalif District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan. The village was destroyed during the longlasting wars around Kabul. There are a few repaired or newly constructed buildings. The village needs a lot of work to be done to return its previous state. Istalif is famous for its handmade glazed potteries.

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Located at 34.96, 69.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Parwan Province