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Discover Ster Kats in Afghanistan

Ster Kats in the region of Khowst is a town located in Afghanistan - some 87 mi or ( 140 km ) South of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ster Kats is now 03:16 AM (Sunday) . 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: Zhandar Garay, Sperah, Sornah, Shwak, and Mitah. When in this area, you might want to check out Zhandar Garay . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Ster Kats ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Shamal, Khost Province

Shamal is the center of Shamal District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.3114|N|69.5478|E||||| | |name= }} at 1581 m altitude in the eastern part of the district.

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Located at 33.31 69.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Populated places in Khost Province

Spera, Khost Province

Spera (also spelt Sperah and Speyrah) is a village and the district center of Spera District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.2022|N|69.5161|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,790 m altitude. During the US occupation of Afghanistan, Sperah sat along a highly-used smuggling route from Pakistan into Afghanistan. The area was known to harbor many ex-Taliban and Al Qaeda.

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Located at 33.20 69.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Khost Province

Battle for Hill 3234

The Battle for Hill 3234 was a successful defensive battle fought by the 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, Soviet Airborne Troops, in Afghanistan against a force of 200 to 250 Mujahideen rebels. Two of the soldiers killed, Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov and Andrey Alexandrovich Melnikov, were posthumously awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. All of the paratroopers in this battle were given the Order of the Red Banner and Order of the Red Star.

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Located at 33.35 69.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1988 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Khost Province, Operations involving Pakistani special forces, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations

Khost-Gardez Pass

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|28|39.9|N|69|22|17.3|E| |primary |name= }} Khost-Gardez Pass {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=Khost-Gardez Pass. jpg|size=|maxsize=280px|alt=}}The view looking south toward Khost from the top of the Khost-Gardez Pass in Paktya, Afghanistan.

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Located at 33.48 69.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan