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Explore Shele in Afghanistan

Shele in the region of Kandahār is a town in Afghanistan - some 250 mi or ( 402 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Shele is now 03:19 AM (Tuesday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Shorabgay, Showkal, Shah Tut, and Shadah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Where to go and what to see in Shele ? 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.

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Located at 32.13 66.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 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

Golzar, Kandahar

Golzar (also Gulzar) is a village in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31.9189|N|66.1764|E||||| | |name= }}.

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Located at 31.92 66.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kandahar Province