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Tarin-e 'Ulya Destination Guide

Touring Tarin-e 'Ulya in Afghanistan

Tarin-e 'Ulya in the region of Herat is a city located in Afghanistan - some 378 mi or ( 608 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Time in Tarin-e 'Ulya is now 07:02 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Shindand, Sakhiri-ye 'Ulya, and Rabat-e Surkh. Being here already, consider visiting Mashhad . Check out our recomendations for Tarin-e 'Ulya ? 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).

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Located at 34.49 62.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

Alexandria Ariana

Alexandria in Ariana was a city in what is now present-day Afghanistan, one of the twenty-plus cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great. The third largest Afghan city, Herat, is the city's modern name. In 330BC the Greek armies of Alexander, moved the capital of the satrap of Aria from Artacoana to the site of Herat. In doing this he expanded an existing Persian fortress. Pliny places it on the river Arias and Eratosthenes places it nearby, while Ptolemy places it near a Lake Arius.

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Located at 34.24 62.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek cities