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Discover Atsakzai-ye Gharbi in Afghanistan

Atsakzai-ye Gharbi in the region of Kandahār is a town located in Afghanistan - some 305 mi or ( 490 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Atsakzai-ye Gharbi is now 10:29 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Wakil Rustam Kelay, Sperwan, Siajui, and Shaykhanza'i. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Atsakzai-ye Gharbi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Panjwayi District

Panjwayi (also spelled Panjwaye, Panjwaii, Panjway or Panjwai) is a district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is known as the birthplace of the Taliban. It is located about 35 kilometres west of Kandahar city. The district borders Helmand Province to the southwest, Maywand District to the west, Zharay District to the north, Arghandab, Kandahar and Daman districts to the east and Reg District to the south. The population is 77,200 (2006).

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Located at 31.55 65.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Districts of Kandahar Province, Panjwayi District

Bazar-i-Panjwayi

Bazar-i-Panjwai is a village and the center of Panjwayi District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31.5478|N|65.4542|E||||| | |name= }} at 950 m altitude. The population is about 5000. It is situated just south of the Arghandab River.

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Located at 31.55 65.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province

Kandahar massacre

The Kandahar massacre, also known as the Panjwai Massacre, occurred in the early hours of 11 March 2012, when sixteen civilians were killed and six others wounded in the Panjwayi District of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Nine of the victims were children, and eleven of the dead were from the same family. Some of the corpses were partially burned.

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Located at 31.53 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 2012 in Afghanistan, Afghanistan–United States relations, Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Mass murder in 2012, Massacres in Afghanistan, Murdered children, Panjwayi District, Spree shootings, United States military scandals, War crimes committed by the United States, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Alkozai

Alkozai (also spelled Alokozai) is a village in Panjwayi District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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Located at 31.52 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province

Maiwand

Maiwand is a village in Afghanistan and the district center of Maiwand District of Kandahar Province. It is located 50 miles northwest of Kandahar. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority. The village is notable for the Battle of Maiwand which took place on July 27, 1880 during the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Ayub Khan together with Malalai Anaa defeated a British brigade under General Burrows. Maiwand is also a prestigious and proud name for Afghan males.

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Located at 31.73 65.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kandahar Province