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Shibirghan Destination Guide

Delve into Shibirghan in Afghanistan

Shibirghan in the region of Jowzjān with its 55,641 residents is a city in Afghanistan - some 242 mi or ( 390 km ) North-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Shibirghan is now 07:42 PM (Tuesday) . 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: Sofi Qal'ah, Shor Jar, Shakarak Bazar, Maymana, and Marghab. While being here, make sure to check out Sofi Qal'ah . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Shibirghan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tillya Tepe

Tillya tepe, Tillia tepe or Tillā tapa or (literally "Golden Hill" or "Golden Mound") is an archaeological site in northern Afghanistan near Sheberghan, surveyed in 1979 by a Soviet-Afghan mission of archaeologists led by Victor Sarianidi, a year before the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The hoard is a collection of about 20,000 gold ornaments that were found in six graves (five women and one man) with extremely rich jewelry, dated to around the 1st century BCE.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.70 65.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Archaeological artifacts, Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Asian archaeology, Former populated places in Afghanistan

Khwaja du koh

Khwaja du koh is a town and the center of Khwaja du koh District, Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan. It is situated few miles northwest of the city of Sheberghan and a mile northeast from the main Andkhoy-Sheberghan road. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:36.8158|N|65.6178|E||||| | |name= }} at 306 m altitude at the edge of Karakum Desert.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.82 65.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Populated places in Jowzjan Province

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Shibirghan