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Nawah Destination Guide

Delve into Nawah in Afghanistan

Nawah in the region of Kandahār is a city in Afghanistan - some 256 mi or ( 412 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Nawah is now 07:04 PM (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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Shorabgay, Shele, Showkal, and Sarwar Jan Kelay. While being here, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Nawah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Firebase Anaconda

The Battle of Firebase Anaconda was a military engagement that took place on August 8, 2007. A group of roughly 75 Afghan militants mounted a rare frontal assault on a United States' Firebase Anaconda, but were repulsed with approximately 20 fatalities. No Americans were killed. The attack was rare in that instead of using asymmetric warfare tactics such as launching mortars at the base and quickly retreating, the Taliban forces' staged a direct assault on U.S. -led forces.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.13 66.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 2007 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2007

Arghandab River

Arghandab is a river in Afghanistan, about 400 kilometers in length. It rises in the Hazarajat country north-west of Ghazni, and flows south-west falls into the Helmand 30 km below Girishk. In its lower course it is much used for irrigation, under the control of the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority, and the valley is cultivated and populous; yet the water is said to be somewhat brackish.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.85 65.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Helmand River, Helmand River drainage basin, Rivers of Afghanistan