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Balotsan Destination Guide

Delve into Balotsan in Afghanistan

Balotsan in the region of Helmand is a city in Afghanistan - some 347 mi or ( 558 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Balotsan

Current time in Balotsan is now 11:53 PM (Friday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zarghun Kelay, Sleman Shahzai, Shakh-e Karam-e Dewanah, and Sangin. While being here, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Balotsan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Documentary on Afghanistan: A Winter In Herat (Part 07)

5:15 min by TheCaravanTube
Views: 21684 Rating: 4.90 Part 7 of Leon Flamholc's documentary (1987), from a 5 month undercover journey with the mujahedin inside Afghanistan, during the Soviet occupation. Leon travelled by foot from P ..

Kicking Names and Taking Some Ass

6:10 min by revlonricky
Views: 17435 Rating: 4.94

Me and Brian being naughty in South Helmand with some British and Afghan soldiers. Helo-insterted operation in a bad area. Party on. ..

Capt 'Baz' Barrett 29 Cdo RA, RM

2:40 min by ukforcesafghanistan
Views: 2830 Rating: 5.00

Captain 'Baz' Barrett is a member of 29 Commando Royal Artillery, Royal Marines. Baz arrived in theatre acouple of weeks ago for the start of Op HERRICK 14 and has recorded this message reflecting on ..

goin mental in a jackal pt 1

2:44 min by chris paul
Views: 605 Rating: 5.00

nearly crashing the jackal near lashkar gar ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Nad Ali District

Nad Ali or Nad-e Ali is a district in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Marja is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority. A small town of the same name lies 11km to the west of the Helmand River, at the coordinates shown at the top of the page.

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Located at 31.64 64.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Districts of Helmand Province

Shin Kalay

Shin Kalay is a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in the Nad Ali District. It is inhabited by a Pashtun population of 11,000 and adheres to Sharia Islamic law. The village has recently accomplished high feats in education. Given its political background and ultra-conservative placement, advances in the education of boys and girls is a feat recognized and published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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Located at 31.63 64.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province

Camp Bastion

Camp Bastion is the main British military base in Afghanistan. Accommodating 28,000 people it is situated northwest of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, and exists to be the logistics hub for operations in Helmand. It is the largest British overseas military camp built since the Second World War. Built in early 2006 by 39 Engineer Regiment Royal Engineers, the camp is situated in a remote desert area, far from population centres.

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Located at 31.86 64.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: British Army bases, Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

September 2012 Camp Bastion raid

The September 2012 Camp Bastion raid was a Taliban raid that killed two United States Marine Corps (USMC) service personnel and destroyed or severely damaged eight USMC McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier IIs at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province on the night of 14 September 2012.

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Located at 31.51 64.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2012, Helmand Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, NATO operations in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2012, United States Marine Corps in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Marja, Afghanistan

Marja (also spelled Marjah or Marjeh) is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, southwest of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. The name Marja is also applied to a small location within the district where a number of farmers' markets, shops and a mosque are located. The population of the Marja district is 80,000 - 125,000 spread across 80 - 125 square miles, an area larger than Cleveland or Washington D.C..

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Located at 31.52 64.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province