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Mazari Sharif Destination Guide

Explore Mazari Sharif in Afghanistan

Mazari Sharif in the region of Balkh with its 303,282 inhabitants is a town in Afghanistan - some 190 mi or ( 306 km ) North-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Mazari Sharif

Current time in Mazari Sharif is now 01:14 PM (Monday) . 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: Takhta Pul, Sultanbaba-Alisher, Shahrak Nau, Sar-e Asyab, and Aibak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Takhta Pul . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mazari Sharif ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


vater unser - Einsatzsong Bundeswehr (Afghanistan-Mazar-e-Sharif) - Stief feat. ALX

5:08 min by MrNiceToKnow
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FACEBOOK: DOWNLOAD: Dieses Lied haben Wir für alle Soldaten und deren Familien aller Nationen gemacht !! Es ist für uns im Einsatz eine kleine Stütze gewesen und s ..

Mazaar-e Sharif 23 FEB 2012

5:48 min by AfghanOldBlue
Views: 9230 Rating: 4.00

Driving through Mazaar-e Sharif days after the Quran burning at Bagram. The pattern of life is pretty normal. Lots of things that you normally see on the streets of Afghan cities. ..

NATO in Afghanistan - Afghanistan's female table tennis team

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Still a relatively unknown sport in Afghanistan, table tennis is only practised in a handful of areas. Shazia, has excelled so much in the sport over the last couple of years that she is now a member ..

Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 1

1:08 min by João Leitão
Views: 1095 Rating: 5.00

Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 1 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Shrine of Hazrat Ali

The Shrine of Hazrat Ali, also known as the Blue Mosque, is a mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. It is one of the reputed burial places of Hazrat Ali, cousin and son-in law of Muhammad. The mazar is the building which gives the city in which it is located, Mazar-i-Sharif (meaning "Tomb of the Exalted") its name.

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Located at 36.71 67.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Balkh Province, Mosques in Afghanistan, Shrines in Afghanistan

2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack

The 2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack occurred on April 1, 2011 when a group of demonstrators attacked the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing seven foreigners, including three United Nations staff members and four Nepalese guards. Additionally, five protesters died in the violence.

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Located at 36.70 67.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2011 in Afghanistan, Mass murder in 2011, Mazar-i-Sharif

1998 Iranian diplomats murder in Afghanistan

The 1998 Iranian diplomats assassination in Afghanistan refers to the siege of the Iranian consulate in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan during the capture of Mazari Sharif by Taliban forces on August 8, 1998. Initially the death of 8 Iranian diplomats was reported, but later two other diplomats and a journalist were also confirmed dead. The killings of the diplomats had however been carried out by Sipah-e-Sahaba, a Pakistani Sunni group with close ties to the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence.

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Located at 36.70 67.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1998 in Afghanistan, 1998 in Iran, Afghanistan–Iran relations, Attacks on diplomatic missions of Iran, Conflicts in 1998, Diplomatic incidents, Hostage taking, Iranian journalists, Iranian people murdered abroad, Iranian terrorism victims, Mass murder in 1998, Murdered journalists, People murdered in Afghanistan, Political controversies, Terrorism deaths in Afghanistan

Mazar-e Sharif Airfield

Mazar-e Sharif Airfield is a military airfield/Civil Airport. in Afghanistan

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Located at 36.71 67.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Mazar-i-Sharif Airport

Mazar-i-Sharif Airport is located 9 km east of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan, a journey of 15 minutes by taxi from the center of the city. It is Afghanistan's 4th largest after Herat International Airport, which will be called Mazar-i-Sharif International Airport after the expansion work is completed. Built by the assistance of the Soviet Union in the 1950s, the airport serves the Afghan population north of the country.

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Located at 36.71 67.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Mazar-i-Sharif


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mazari Sharif