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Shingirab Destination Guide

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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.

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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.

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Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan

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.

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Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan, History of Takhar Province

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.

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Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Neolithic, Paleolithic

Rustaq District

Rustaq District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan. The district capital is the town of Rustaq.

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Located at 36.96, 69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Takhar Province