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Shayr Ghazay Destination Guide

Explore Shayr Ghazay in Afghanistan

Shayr Ghazay in the region of Helmand is a town in Afghanistan - some 303 mi or ( 488 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Shayr Ghazay is now 11:38 PM (Wednesday) . 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, Sharagah, Sangin, and Raygay. Since you are here already, 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. Where to go and what to see in Shayr Ghazay ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Afghan Soldiers Making Bread

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Afghan soldiers showing us how to make bread. "Non" is the staple of the Afghan soldier's diet. The soldier rolling the dough slowed down for our video, but was making an average of 10-15 pieces a min ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Forward Operating Base Jackson

Forward Operating Base Jackson (FOB Jackson) is a United States military base located just west of Sangin Village, Sangin District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It is named after British soldier Private Damien Jackson of the Third Battalion, the Parachute Regiment.

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Located at 32.08 64.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Helmand Province, Military bases of the United States in Afghanistan

Sangin

Sangin is a town in Helmand province of Afghanistan, with population of approximately 14,000 people. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|4|24|N|64|50|2|E| | |name= }} in the valley of the Helmand River at 888 m altitude, 95 km to the north-east of Lashkar Gah. Sangin is notorious as one of the central locations of the opium trade in the south of the country, and is also a town that has traditionally supported the Taliban.

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Located at 32.07 64.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province

Operation Achilles

Operation Achilles was a NATO operation, part of the war in Afghanistan. Its objective was to clear the Helmand province of the Taliban. The operation began on March 6, 2007. The offensive is the largest NATO-based operation in Afghanistan to date. NATO officials reported that, contrary to previous operations, Taliban fighters were avoiding direct confrontation in favor of guerilla tactics.

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Located at 32.07 64.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 2007 in Afghanistan, Conflicts in 2007, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Denmark, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the Netherlands, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, NATO operations in Afghanistan

Dahaneh, Afghanistan

Dahaneh (Qaryah-ye Dahaneh, Qaryah-ye Dahānah) is a town in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Its located at a crossroads and has a population of about 2,000 (2009 estimate). Elevation is 1147m. It was the site of the Battle of Dahaneh, 12 August to 15 August 2009, between Taliban insurgents and elements of the Afghan National Army and the United States Marines.

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Located at 32.36 64.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province

Musa Qala

Musa Qala (The 'Fortress of Moses') is a town and the district center of Musa Qala District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32.4433|N|64.7444|E||||| | |name= }} and at 1043 m altitude in the valley of Musa Qala River in the central western part of the district. Its population has been reported in the British press to be both 2,000 and 20,000. It is in a desolate and largely lawless area, populated by Pashtun tribes.

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Located at 32.44 64.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Populated places in Helmand Province