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Qal'ah-ye Payindah Destination Guide

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Qal'ah-ye Payindah in the region of Parvān is a town located in Afghanistan - some 43 mi (or 69 km) North-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qal'ah-ye Payindah is now 05:10 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Walitak Mazar, Shor Khanah, Shinah, Sar-e Ab Posh, Pul-e Khumri or Gul-e Bam. When in this area, you might want to check out Wurkash, Sar-e Tangi, Sanginak, Qal'ah-ye Payindah, Qal'ah-ye Baghal and Qal'ah-ye Asun as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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The road to Bamiyan Valley - Part 2

00:17 min ( October 20, 2009 by escape7611)
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A harsh 9 hrs drive from Kabul to Bamiyan Valley, where the giant Buddha statues used to stand before the Taliban destroyed them. At points the road simply did not exist and the 4x4 truck had to drive...

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Interesting facts about this location

Helmand River

The Helmand River is the longest river in Afghanistan and the primary watershed for the endorheic Sistan Basin. The name comes from Avestan Haētumant, literally "dammed, having a dam", cognate with Sanskrit Setumanta "having a dam", which referred to the Helmand River and the irrigated areas around it. The name was borrowed into Greek and Latin as a compound with Eastern Iranian *raha, "river". Helmand Province is named after the river. The Helmand river stretches for 1,150 km .

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Located at 34.78, 68.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Helmand River, Helmand River drainage basin, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Afghanistan, Rivers of Iran