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Ghani Kalachah in the region of Kandahār is a town in Afghanistan - some 284 mi or ( 457 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ghani Kalachah is now 10:22 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Walakan, Temuriyan, Sikh Chala-ye Sufla, and Sikh Chala-ye 'Ulya. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ghani Kalachah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kandahar City Labor Market, Afghanistan (November 2007)

2:50 min by SenlisCouncil
Views: 45755 Rating: 4.67

Afghan men waiting for work in Charsoo Square, Kandahar City talk about how the fighting and current security situation in South Afghanistan has made work harder to find, leaving many people without t ..

Walking in Kandahar-2

4:04 min by mkrtjp
Views: 9085 Rating: 5.00

Nan-vaii (bakery). Afghan nan are big, especially in Kandahar. nice smell good taste, my favorite nan in the world. ..


Kandahar city

8:22 min by mkrtjp
Views: 7092 Rating: 4.69

usual lives of Kandahar city. Nov.2010 ..

Walking in Kandahar-3

3:09 min by mkrtjp
Views: 4018 Rating: 5.00

nothing special. Men playing card game at chai-khana (tea house). In Kandahar we can't see tall buildings. most of them destroyed. 特別なことは何もなし。チャイハナで客たちがトランプに興じていた。カンダハールには高い建物が少ない。 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Karz

Karz is a village in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, near the city of Kandahar. The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, is from Karz.

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Located at 31.57 65.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kandahar Province

2008 Kandahar bombing

The 2008 Kandahar bombing of February 17, 2008 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, was an attack targeting a crowd of people watching a dog-fighting competition. With more than 100 killed, it was the deadliest attack on Afghan soil since 2001. The target of the attack was believed to have been a local police commander who was killed in the blast, Abdul Hakim Jan. He was reported to be known in the area for the strong stand he took against Taliban forces.

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Located at 31.62 65.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Mass murder in 2008, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2008

Shrine of the Cloak

The Shrine of the Cloak is located adjacent to the Friday Mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan. It contains the Kerqa, a cloak believed to have been worn by Islam's Prophet Muhammad. It is therefore widely held to be one of the holiest Islamic sites in Afghanistan, and even considered by some as the "heart of Afghanistan". The building's exteriors are of green marble from Lashkar Gah, with tiled surfaces and gilded archways. The cloak itself is locked away inside the mosque and is rarely seen.

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Located at 31.62 65.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kandahar Province, Kandahar, Mosques in Afghanistan

Ahmad Shah Durrani

Ahmad Shāh Durrānī (1722 – 16 October 1772), also known as Ahmad Khān Abdālī, was the founder of the Durrani Empire and is regarded to be the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan. Ahmad Shah enlisted as a young soldier in the military of the Afsharid kingdom and quickly rose to become a commander of four thousand Abdali Pashtun soldiers. After the death of Nader Shah Afshar of Persia in June 1747, Abdali became the Emir of Khorasan.

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Located at 31.62 65.71 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1722 births, 1772 deaths, 18th-century Afghan people, Afghan Muslims, Afghan poets, Durrani Empire, Emirs of Afghanistan, Pashto-language poets, Pashtun people, People from Herat, People from Multan

Kandahar International Airport

Kandahar International Airport (more commonly known as Kandahar Airfield, KAF) is located 10 miles (16 kilometers) south-east of Kandahar City in Afghanistan. The airport was built by the United States in the 1960s, under the United States Agency for International Development program. Kandahar airfield was occupied by the Soviets in 1979, and was severely damaged during the 1980s Soviet war in Afghanistan.

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Located at 31.51 65.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports established in 1962, Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force, Kandahar, Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan, Soviet Air Force bases, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)