Discover Kandar in Afghanistan
Kandar in the region of Konar is a town located in Afghanistan - some 100 mi or ( 160 km ) East of Kabul , the country's capital .
Local time in Kandar is now 09:46 AM (Thursday) . 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: Sleman Shah, Merawarah, Mehtar Lam, Konde Kelay, and Kanday. When in this area, you might want to check out Sleman Shah . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kandar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Dara-I-Pech District (also known as Manogay District or Pech District) is located western-central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 30 km West from Asadabad. The population is 48,400 (2006). The district is governed from Mano Gai. The governor is Mohammad Rahkman. While the bulk of the population is Safi Pashtun, who are mostly settled along the Pech River, the district also includes the Pashai-speaking Korengalis in the southern portion of the Korengal Valley.
Located at 34.95 70.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
The Korangal Valley (or Korengal Valley, or Garangal Valley) in Afghanistan is located south of the Pech River in the Pech District of Kunar Province in northeastern Afghanistan. To the east is Asadabad, capital of Kunar Province, to the west is the Chapa Dara District, and to the south is the Chawkay District . In the south east there is Narang wa Badil District, and in the south west Nurgal District, which includes Shumast Aret.
Located at 34.88 70.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Battle of Wanat
The Battle of Wanat occurred on July 13, 2008, when about 200 Taliban guerrillas attacked NATO troops near the village of Wanat in the Waygal district in Afghanistan's far eastern province of Nuristan. The position was defended primarily by United States Army soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.
Located at 35.05 70.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
The Hindu Kush, also known as Pāriyātra Parvata or Paropamisadae, is an 800 km long mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan. The highest point in the Hindu Kush is Tirich Mir (7,708 m or 25,289 ft) in Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Located at 35.00 71.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Narang Aw Badil District
Narang, Kunar, Afghanistan نرنگ in Pashto language is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan south of Asadabad. It is surrounded by high mountains and the Kunar River. The population is 26,700 (2006). The district center is the village of Kuz Narang at 742 m altitude. The arable land is not much and is not in good condition. The irrigation system is destroyed. Almost 75% of the houses were destroyed during the wars. Many people work abroad.
Located at 34.75 71.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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