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Shamun Destination Guide

Delve into Shamun in Afghanistan

Shamun in the region of Konar is located in Afghanistan - some 104 mi or ( 167 km ) East of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Shamun is now 06:45 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Shamun, Nishah'i, Merawarah, Mehtar Lam, and Ma'in. While being here, you might want to check out Shamun . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Shamun ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hindu Kush

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.

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Located at 35.00 71.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Afghanistan–Pakistan border, Geography of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Hindu Kush, History of Pakistan, Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Mountain passes of Pakistan, Mountain ranges of Afghanistan, Mountain ranges of Asia, Mountain ranges of Pakistan, Physiographic provinces, Sites along the Silk Road

Korangal Valley

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.

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Located at 34.88 70.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Kunar Province, Valleys of Afghanistan

Dara-I-Pech District

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.

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Located at 34.95 70.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Districts of Kunar Province

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.

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Located at 35.05 70.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 2008 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2008, History of Nuristan Province

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.

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Located at 34.75 71.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Districts of Kunar Province