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Magat Destination Guide

Delve into Magat in Afghanistan

Magat in the region of Kandahār is a city in Afghanistan - some 309 mi or ( 497 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Magat

Current time in Magat is now 10:30 PM (Friday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zarif Khel, Sayyidan, Sangin, and Mohajirin. While being here, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Magat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


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 25 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kandahar Province