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Zulmabad Destination Guide

Discover Zulmabad in Afghanistan

Zulmabad in the region of Herat is a place located in Afghanistan - some 408 mi or ( 656 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Zulmabad is now 04:13 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Birjand, Taht-e Adraskan, Shindand, and Sangbur. When in this area, you might want to check out Mashhad . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Zulmabad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Adraskan is an old town in western Afghanistan, mentioned in 13th and 14th century geographies as one of four prominent towns in the district of Sabzwar, the Green Place, which, now called Shindand (Pashto equivalent of Sabzwar). Now the town is the center of Adraskan District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.6425|N|62.2672|E||||| | |name= }} at 1343 m altitude. The main road Herat-Kandahar passes through the town area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.64 62.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Herat Province

Shindand Air Base

Shindand Air Base is located in the western part of Afghanistan in the Herat province, 7 miles northeast of the city of Sabzwar. The runway has a concrete surface. An all weather asphalt road connects it with the Kandahar–Herat Highway, part of Highway 1 (the national ring road). The base is of great strategic importance being just 75 miles from the border of Iran. Once the largest Afghan Air Force base, it is now used by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

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Located at 33.39 62.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, Soviet Air Force bases