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Discover Mohmand in Afghanistan

Mohmand in the region of Kandahār is a town located in Afghanistan - some 277 mi or ( 446 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Mohmand

Local time in Mohmand is now 03:47 PM (Monday) . 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, Zakir-e Sharif, Yosuf Kalachah, Triw, and Spinah Waleh. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Mohmand ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

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 ..

Kandahar city ride

5:38 min by Rajeev Kumar Sharma
Views: 880 Rating: 5.00

Being transported to Consulate General of India at Kandahar, Afghanistan under high security cover.(One of the thrilling tastes of my life) ..


Relaxing in Kandahar Afghanistan

0:41 min by jeffrey klein
Views: 49 Rating: 0.00

Soooo, I got a phone call as I was walking out the door to go to work (in Charleston SC) . I had to get on a flight in a few hours to fly to Kandahar and change a roll trim actuator on a "broke jet". ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 11 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)

Tarnak Farms

Tarnak Farms refers to a former Afghan training camp near Kandahar. The camp is very near the Kandahar airport. The Al-Qaeda camp is alleged to have offered training constructing bombs, using poisons, urban warfare, and assassination. American counter-terrorism analysts assert that their sources claim all the camp's trainees had to attend Al Qaeda's Al Farouq camp first.

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Located at 31.45 65.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Al-Qaeda facilities

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 18 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 18 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 19 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kandahar Province, Kandahar, Mosques in Afghanistan