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Karukh Destination Guide

Explore Karukh in Afghanistan

Karukh in the region of Herat with its 17,484 inhabitants is a place in Afghanistan - some 375 mi or ( 603 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Karukh

Time in Karukh is now 05:03 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Shindand, Shaykh Zadah, and Sakhiri-ye 'Ulya. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mashhad . Where to go and what to see in Karukh ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Karukh is a town and the center of Karukh District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. The population is more than 18,800 people. The town is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.49|N|62.59|E||||| | |name= }} at 1320 m altitude, 50 km northeast of Herat. Karukh’s busy bazaar is continuously mentioned in travelogues down through the centuries. The shrine of Hazrat Alla Berdi, Sufi ul-Islam, stands there (see the photo here).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.49 62.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Karukh