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Explore Sayyidan in Afghanistan

Sayyidan in the region of Kandahār is a town in Afghanistan - some 305 mi or ( 490 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Sayyidan is now 04:46 PM (Sunday) . 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: Bazar-e Panjwa'i, Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Sperwan, Shayr 'Ali Karez, and Sangin. Since you are here already, 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. Where to go and what to see in Sayyidan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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

Bazar-i-Panjwayi

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

Alkozai

Alkozai (also spelled Alokozai) is a village in Panjwayi District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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Located at 31.52 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province

Kandahar massacre

The Kandahar massacre, also known as the Panjwai Massacre, occurred in the early hours of 11 March 2012, when sixteen civilians were killed and six others wounded in the Panjwayi District of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Nine of the victims were children, and eleven of the dead were from the same family. Some of the corpses were partially burned.

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Located at 31.53 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: 2012 in Afghanistan, Afghanistan–United States relations, Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Mass murder in 2012, Massacres in Afghanistan, Murdered children, Panjwayi District, Spree shootings, United States military scandals, War crimes committed by the United States, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)