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Joy-e Kalan Destination Guide

Explore Joy-e Kalan in Afghanistan

Joy-e Kalan in the region of Baghlān is a place in Afghanistan - some 104 mi or ( 168 km ) North of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Time in Joy-e Kalan is now 11:30 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Taloqan, Sar-e Tangi, Aibak, Qarah Ghuch Mazar, and Pul-e Khumri. Since you are here already, consider visiting Taloqan . Where to go and what to see in Joy-e Kalan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

June 2012 Afghanistan earthquakes

On 11 June 2012, two earthquakes struck northern Afghanistan, causing a large landslide. The landslide buried the town of Sayi Hazara, trapping 71 people. After four days of digging, only five bodies were recovered and the search was called off. Overall, 75 people were killed and 13 others were injured.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.05 69.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 2012 earthquakes, 2012 in Afghanistan, Baghlan Province, Earthquakes in Afghanistan

Tepe Fullol

Tepe Fullol (also known as Khush Tepe) is the site of an abandoned Bronze Age settlement in northern Afghanistan. It was discovered in 1965 by farmers who discovered gold and silver objects in a grave cache and thereby provided the first evidence of this civilisation in Afghanistan. Tepe Fullol is situated in Baghlan Province at the junction of the Khost and Sai valleys. Based upon excavated materials, it has been dated to between 2600 and 1700 BC.

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Located at 36.18 69.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Former populated places in Afghanistan