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Discover Koragay in Afghanistan

Koragay in the region of Paktia is a town located in Afghanistan - some 77 mi or ( 125 km ) South of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Koragay is now 02:00 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: Zemitsah, Tsaperai, Suri Khel, Surgori, and Ster Kats. When in this area, you might want to check out Zemitsah . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Koragay ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 7 km away
Tags: Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan

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 10 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

Battle of Takur Ghar

The Battle of Takur Ghar was a short but intense military engagement between United States special operations forces and Taliban insurgents fought in March 2002, atop Takur Ghar mountain, Afghanistan. For the U.S. side, the battle proved the deadliest entanglement of Operation Anaconda, an effort early in the war in Afghanistan to rout Taliban forces from the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains. The battle saw three helicopter landings by the U.S.

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Located at 33.34 69.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Operations involving American special forces

Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States military and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and non-NATO forces attempted to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. The operation took place in the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat.

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Located at 33.37 69.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 2002 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Australia, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Germany, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving New Zealand, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Norway, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2002, United States Army Rangers, Wars involving the Taliban

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 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in Khost Province