Discover Chakhansur in Afghanistan
Chakhansur in the region of Nīmrūz is a town located in Afghanistan - some 473 mi or ( 761 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital .
Local time in Chakhansur is now 05:06 AM (Friday) . 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: Birjand, Zaranj, Sayyid Muhammadr Khan, Sayfuddin, and Panj Deh-e Muhammadr 'Azim Khan. When in this area, you might want to check out Birjand . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Chakhansur ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Chakhansur is a district in the Nimruz Province of Afghanistan. It has a population of about 11,165 as of 2004, which includes Pashtun, Tajik, Baloch and Hazara ethnic groups. The economy is primarily based on agriculture and the necessary water for irrigation is dependent on the status of the Sistan Basin, an endorheic basin which periodically becomes dry. This area of Afghanistan was a major medieval cultural hub on the Silk Road but most ancient structures are now covered by sand.
Located at 31.17 62.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Zaranj Airport is a domestic airport located by the city of Zaranj in southwestern Afghanistan. It was built by the Afghan government to serve the population of Nimruz Province. The airport is used for civilian and military purposes. In addition to the Afghan Air Force and Afghan National Police, the U. S military and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) also have presense. The city of Zaranj is becoming one of the major transporting, shipping, and receiving hub for Afghanistan.
Located at 30.97 61.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 30 km away
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