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Shingan Destination Guide

Discover Shingan in Afghanistan!

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Shingan in the region of Takhār is a place located in Afghanistan - some 147 mi (or 237 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shingan is now 12:56 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zin Gird, Waruk, Tutak, Taloqan, Shuri or Chahar Maghzha. When in this area, you might want to check out Shingan, Sar-e Kham, Sang-e Atash, Khurmab, Khaf Darah and Ardi Shan as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Darra-e Kur

Darra-e Kūr or Bābā Darwīsh, is an archaeological sites in Badakhshan province in Afghanistan. It's situated just northeast of Kalafgān near the village of Chinār-i Gunjus Khān 63 km east of Taloqan, on the road to Faizabad. The cave is high up on the side of the valley near the hamlet of Bābā Darwīsh. A rock shelter, well-stratified in silt deposits laid down by a stream. Approximately 800 stone implements were recovered, of two basic types: flint and sickle blades, and large diabase points.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.57, 69.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Neolithic, Paleolithic