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Taw Biryan in the region of Herat is a city in Afghanistan - some 390 mi or ( 628 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Taw Biryan is now 02:39 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Ashkhabad, Taw Biryan, and Shindand. While being here, make sure to check out Mashhad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Taw Biryan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 ..

Glassmakers Of Herat

28:36 min by corningmuseumofglass
Views: 1875 Rating: 4.85

In 1968, a one room working glass factory with a mud-brick furnace was discovered in Western Afghanistan. This factory is owned by cousins, Saifullah and Saidullah. Glassmaking has been a family tradi ..


Wali Sazesh - Asaman ba ma ba jang ولی سازش - آسمان با ما به جنگ

4:46 min by Yasin Amir
Views: 1809 Rating: 5.00

Wali Sazesh new video which recorded in a wedding hall in Herat City by Yasin Amir آهنگ آسمان با ما به با آواز ولی سازش ثبت شده در یک تالار عروسی در شهر هرات ..

NATO in Afghanistan - Herat: heart of Afghan business

2:27 min by NATOCOMMUNITY
Views: 1128 Rating: 5.00

Herat city is the business hub of Afghanistan with its well-established links to Iran, Turkmenistan and through them to the rest of the world. But Herat's economic success as well as improvements in s ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

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 12 km away
Tags: Herat, Mosques in Afghanistan

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 14 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek cities

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

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 16 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province