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Darah-ye Masjid Destination Guide

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Darah-ye Masjid in the region of Vardak is a place located in Afghanistan - some 37 mi (or 59 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Darah-ye Masjid is now 11:34 AM (Wednesday). 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: Sar-e Pori, Sar-e Kotal-e 'Ulya, Qutun-e 'Ulya, Qol-e Hasan, Kandahar or Kotah-ye Habibullah. When in this area, you might want to check out Tankalaych, Sokhtah, Siah Petaw, Siyah Khak, Qal'ah-ye Sabz and Darah-ye Boghah as well. We also found some pictures.

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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 34.48, 68.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Helmand River, Helmand River drainage basin, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Afghanistan, Rivers of Iran

Jalrez District

Jalrez is a district in the east of Maydan Shahr, Wardak Province, Afghanistan. The district center is the village of Jalrez.

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Located at 34.48, 68.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Wardak Province

Unai Pass

Unai Pass (el. 3000 m. ) traverses the Sanglakh Range, an offshoot of the Hindukush, west of Kabul. It is the main road connection of Kabul with Hazarajat.

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Located at 34.48, 68.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Hazarajat, Mountain passes of Afghanistan

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