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Ghaylawuk Destination Guide

Explore Ghaylawuk in Afghanistan

Ghaylawuk in the region of Badakhshan is a town in Afghanistan - some 177 mi or ( 285 km ) North of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ghaylawuk is now 03:27 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yal Ka Shan, Wakhshi, Teshkan, Taloqan, and Tah Jari. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yal Ka Shan . Where to go and what to see in Ghaylawuk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 37.07 70.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km 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 37.10 70.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km 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 36.78 70.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Neolithic, Paleolithic