Shingirab Destination Guide
Discover Shingirab in Afghanistan!
Shingirab in the region of Takhār is a town located in Afghanistan - some 174 mi (or 280 km) North of Kabul, the country's capital.
Local time in Shingirab is now 02:55 PM (Sunday). 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: Yal Ka Shan, Taloqan, Tah Jari, Sar-e Joy, Sar Chashmah or Andijan. When in this area, you might want to check out Shingirab, Gandah Chashmah, Ab Bazan, Dasht-e Chinar, Dasht-e Chinar and Chalmah Qazaq as well. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake
February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred in northern Afghanistan in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at Rostaq in the Takhar Province near Afghan-Tajikistan border. The magnitude of the quake was 6.1 on the infamous Richter scale and it lasted approximately 8 minutes and 7 seconds. Aftershocks continued for the next seven days. The earthquake was also felt at Tashkent and Dushanbe.
Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake
The May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred at 06:22 UTC on May 30, 1998, in northern Afghanistan in the Takhar Province. The affected area was controlled by the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan.
Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
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.
Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Rustaq District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan. The district capital is the town of Rustaq.
Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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