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Ufmalik in the region of Balkh is a town located in Afghanistan - some 197 mi or ( 317 km ) North-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ufmalik is now 07:57 AM (Tuesday) . 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: Wahanah Nowroz, Wahanah Now Warid, Tuzhnah-ye Nasiri, Stin, and Shibirghan. When in this area, you might want to check out Wahanah Nowroz . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ufmalik ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Driving in Balkh direction No Gombad Mosque, Balkh Afghanistan

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Interesting facts about this location

Haji Piyada

Haji Piyada Mosque ḤĀJI PIĀDA or Noh Gonbad Mosque, a Samanid-style building in Balkh province of northern Afghanistan. Built in the ninth century, it is thought to be the earliest Islamic building in the country. It measures 20 by 20 meters. The outside walls are of mud-brick construction. The interior is divided into nine bays, each originally covered by a dome.

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Located at 36.72 66.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Islamic architecture, Mosques in Afghanistan

Balkh River

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.

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Located at 36.65 66.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Geography of Balkh Province, Rivers of Afghanistan

Eucratideia

Eucratideia was an ancient town in Bactria mentioned by a few ancient writers. It was most likely a foundation of Eucratides I who is the more important ruler of the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom with the name Eucratides. Not much is known about this city and it might be just a renaming of an already existing town rather than a new foundation. Renaming of cities was a common practise in the ancient world.

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Located at 36.75 66.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Bactria

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.

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Located at 36.67 66.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 2001 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2001, History of Balkh Province, Operations involving American special forces, Prison uprisings

Qala-i-Jangi

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).

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Located at 36.67 66.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Afghanistan