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Explore Herat in Afghanistan

Herat in the region of Herat with its 272,806 inhabitants is a town in Afghanistan - some 397 mi or ( 640 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Herat

Current time in Herat is now 12:29 AM (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: Mashhad, Birjand, Ashkhabad, Ziarat Jah, and Shindand. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mashhad . We saw 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 Herat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Herat - Afghanistan - Herat

6:34 min by AfgAFGHANISTAN
Views: 71793 Rating: 4.86

Afghanistan Herat Sommer 2007 PLEASE RATE THIS VIDEO !!! ..

Walking in Herat-3

4:09 min by mkrtjp
Views: 7914 Rating: 4.73

Herat is big city. I thought here is well reconstructed than Kabul. security situation is also relatively good. compared with Jalalabad or Kandahar, I feel there are in another culture. ヘラートは大きな街。人々はど ..


NATO in Afghanistan - Herat's ancient citadel restored

3:21 min by NATOCOMMUNITY
Views: 5575 Rating: 4.71

Founded by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, Herat's famous citadel has seen its fair share of war and destruction. But today, the imposing fortification has been completely restored with Afghan and inte ..

Beauty Parlor in Herat

6:49 min by DEDBonn
Views: 2654 Rating: 5.00

Die Erstellung aller Filme (Women Activities in Afghanistan 2007) wurde unterstützt durch die GTZ und den DED im Rahmen seines Programms Ziviler Friedensdienst (ZFD): Fariha Azizi: Director Mukhtar Ze ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Friday Mosque of Herat

The Friday Mosque of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Jumah Mosque, is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan. It was built by the Timurids and extended by several rulers swapping hands down the centuries between the Timurids, Safavids, Mughals and the Uzbeks all supported the mosque before switching hands.

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Located at 34.34 62.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Herat, Mosques in Afghanistan

Injil, Afghanistan

Injil (Enjil) is a village and the center of the Injil District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.3|N|62.25|E||||| | |name= }} at 950 altitude a few miles southeast of Herat.

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Located at 34.30 62.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

Guzara

Guzara (Gozareh) is a village and the center of Guzara District in Herat Province, Afghanistan on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.2167|N|62.2167|E||||| | |name= }} at 992 m altitude. The Herat Airfield is very close to the village to the east.

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Located at 34.22 62.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

Herat International Airport

Herat International Airport is located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) southeast of the city of Herat in western Afghanistan, east of the Herat-Farah road, close to Guzara in the Guzara District of the Herat Province. It is believed to be the third largest after Afghanistan's Kabul International Airport, and Kandahar International Airport . The airport was originally built by engineers from the United States in the late 1950s.

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Located at 34.21 62.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan

Bazargan, Afghanistan

Bazargan is a village in Herat Province, Afghanistan. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|21|15|N|62|00|18|E| |primary |name= }}

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Located at 34.35 62.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Herat