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Lur Amir Destination Guide

Explore Lur Amir in Afghanistan

Lur Amir in the region of Helmand is a town in Afghanistan - some 319 mi or ( 514 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Lur Amir is now 06:09 PM (Thursday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Shor Ab, Shaykh 'Ali, Sangin, and Muhammadabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Where to go and what to see in Lur Amir ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 28 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 28 km away
Tags: Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan