Discover Bodanah Qal'ah-ye Yakum in Afghanistan
Bodanah Qal'ah-ye Yakum in the region of Balkh is a town located in Afghanistan - some 186 mi or ( 300 km ) North-West of Kabul , the country's capital .
Local time in Bodanah Qal'ah-ye Yakum is now 12:41 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Shibirghan, Sar-e Asya, Rabat-e Pa'in, Quland, and Mazari Sharif. When in this area, you might want to check out Shibirghan . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Bodanah Qal'ah-ye Yakum ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
The Balkh River or Balkhab is a river in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. The river rises in the Band-e Amir lakes in the Hindu Kush. In its upper reaches the river is known as the Band-e Amir River (Rud-e Band-e Amir). The river flows west, then north, and terminates in irrigation canals in the area of the cities of Balkh and Mazar-e Sharif or in the desert. In times of exceptional flood the river drains into the lowlands of Turkmenistan.
Located at 36.65 66.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Qala-i-Jangi is a 19th century fortress located near Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan. It is known for being the site of a bloody 2001 Taliban uprising named the Battle of Qala-i-Jangi, in which at least 470 people were killed including CIA agent Johnny "Mike" Spann. It served as Northern Alliance General Abdul Rashid Dostum's military garrison during the opening stages of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present).
Battles of Mazar-i-Sharif 1997-1998
The battles of Mazar-e Sharif were a part of the Afghan Civil War and took place in 1997 and 1998 between the forces of Abdul Malik Pahlawan and his Hazara allies, Junbish-e Milli-yi Islami-yi Afghanistan and the Taliban
Battle of Qala-i-Jangi
The Battle of Qala-i-Jangi (also incorrectly referred to as the Battle of Mazar-i-Sharif) took place between November 25 and December 1, 2001, in Northern Afghanistan, following the invasion by United States forces to try to overthrow the Taliban, which it had accused of harboring Al-Qaeda operatives.
Balūchī, Sar-e Pol
Balūchī (also Balowchi) is a town in Sar-e Pol Province, Afghanistan.
Located at 36.35 66.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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