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Gereshk Destination Guide

Discover Gereshk in Afghanistan

Gereshk in the region of Helmand with its 43,588 habitants is a town located in Afghanistan - some 325 mi or ( 523 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Gereshk is now 05:31 AM (Wednesday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zimriani, Zamboli, Yakhchal, and Turkman Kelay. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Gereshk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Nahri Saraj District

Nahri Saraj District (Pashto: نهر سراج ولسوالۍ&#8206) (population 166,827), also called Nahre Saraj, is a district in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan. Its principal municipality is Girishk (population 48,546).

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Located at 31.82 64.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Helmand Province

Girishk

Girishk or Gereshk is a town in Nahri Saraj District in Helmand province on the Helmand River in Afghanistan, some 120 km northwest of Kandahar, at 817 metres altitude. It is the centre of a rich agricultural region with the Kajakai Dam upriver diverting water to the Boghra Irrigation Canal. Girishk was originally built around a fort on the east bank of the river but was later rebuilt on the west.

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Located at 31.82 64.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province

FOB Armadillo

For the documentary film, see Armadillo (film). {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|53|41|N|64|42|0|E| |primary |name= }} FOB Armadillo was a military base located near Gereshk in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. It was occupied by ISAF forces from Britain and Denmark as part of Task Force Helmand during the War in Afghanistan (2001–present).

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Located at 31.89 64.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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Forward Operating Base Budwan

FOB Budwan was a military base located near Gereshk in the Helmand province of Afghanistan. It was occupied by ISAF forces from the United Kingdom and Denmark as part of Task Force Helmand during the War in Afghanistan. It was one of three smaller forward operating bases (FOBs) used by British and Danish forces around Gereshk in addition to their headquarters at FOB Price. The closing and disassembling of Budwan started in December 2010. The last troops and equipment left in late January 2011.

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Located at 31.89 64.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Gereshk