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Explore Mum in Afghanistan

Mum in the region of Nūrestān is a place in Afghanistan - some 106 mi or ( 171 km ) North-East of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Time in Mum is now 11:53 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tsranu, Molahdish, Mehtar Lam, Kantiway-ye 'Olya, and Kabul. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tsranu . Where to go and what to see in Mum ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Wama District

Wama District is a district of Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. In the 2004 Afghanistan administrative reorganization it lost territory to the newly created Nurgram and Parun districts.

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Located at 35.18 70.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Districts of Nuristan Province

Parun District

Parun District is a district of Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. The district centre is Parun.

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Located at 35.40 70.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Districts of Nuristan Province

Waygal District

Waygal District is a district of Nuristan Province in eastern Afghanistan.

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Located at 35.23 71.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Districts of Nuristan 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 24 km away
Tags: 2008 in Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2008, History of Nuristan Province