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Delve into Gurgan in Afghanistan

Gurgan in the region of Kandahār is a city in Afghanistan - some 297 mi or ( 477 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Gurgan is now 10:02 AM (Wednesday) . 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: Bazar-e Panjwa'i, Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Yakh Karez, Walakan, and Sangin. While being here, make sure to check out Bazar-e Panjwa'i . 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 Gurgan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Apoocalypse Now

0:28 min by bobreid
Views: 1136 Rating: 3.67

A quiet moment of reflection beside the septic ponds at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan March 2010 ..

172 Thanksgiving Shout Outs

2:58 min by BlackTalons172
Views: 178 Rating: 5.00

Some of our Black Talons send holiday greetings back home to loved ones: SPC Bufford, PFC Green, PFC Cowley, SGT Lynch, SGT Barroga, SGT Dunn, SSG White, SGT Dillard, PFC Bullock, CPL Winston, PFC Has ..

james murray - afghanistan dead boys

1:45 min by jmurraycbc
Views: 139 Rating: 5.00

kandahar, afghanistan - august 2009 -- villagers from a small town bring the bodies of young boys to the city to publicly display, they say, the results of an american airstrike. ..

Kandahar Afghanistan PSS5

4:05 min by Taylormeyer
Views: 125 Rating: 4.00

PSS 5 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 14 km away
Tags: Districts of Kandahar Province, Panjwayi District


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 14 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province


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 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kandahar Province

Kandahar District

Kandahar District is situated in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the city of Kandahar. It borders with Panjwai District to the west, Arghandab District to the north, Shah Wali Kot District to the northeast and Daman District to the east and south. The population is 468,200 (2006). The district center is the city of Kandahar. In March 2009, the Dand District Centre was destroyed by a suicide bombing of two Taliban insurgents.

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Located at 31.61 65.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Districts of Kandahar Province

Sarposa prison attack of 2008

The Sarposa Prison attack was a raid on the Sarposa Prison in Kandahar, Afghanistan by Taliban insurgents on June 13, 2008. One of the largest attacks by Afghan insurgents, the raid freed 400-1000 prisoners. As of 2008, prison administration was overseen by Abdul Qabir.

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Located at 31.62 65.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 2008 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2008, Escapes, Kandahar, Prisons in Afghanistan