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Sharshar Destination Guide

Delve into Sharshar in Afghanistan

Sharshar in the region of Baghlān is a city in Afghanistan - some 111 mi or ( 179 km ) North of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Sharshar

Current time in Sharshar is now 01:04 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziloq, Taloqan, Aibak, Pul-e Khumri, and Kunduz. While being here, make sure to check out Ziloq . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Sharshar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.18 69.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Former populated places in Afghanistan

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 13 km away
Tags: 2012 earthquakes, 2012 in Afghanistan, Baghlan Province, Earthquakes in Afghanistan