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Safed Qal'ah Destination Guide

Explore Safed Qal'ah in Afghanistan.

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Safed Qal'ah in the region of Vardak is a place in Afghanistan - some 40 mi (or 65 km) West of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Safed Qal'ah is now 08:52 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tankalaych, Sokhtah, Safed Qadah, Sar-e Kotal-e 'Ulya, Qutun-e 'Ulya or Qol-e Khudadad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Siyah Khak, Sar-e Pori, Qol-e Hasan, Qal'ah-ye Karim, Safed Qal'ah and Qol-e Nati. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

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 34.44, 68.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Hazarajat, Mountain passes of Afghanistan

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 34.44, 68.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Wardak Province

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 34.44, 68.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Helmand River, Helmand River drainage basin, International rivers of Asia, Rivers of Afghanistan, Rivers of Iran