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Touring Ghinju in Afghanistan

Ghinju in the region of Panjshir is a city located in Afghanistan - some 74 mi or ( 119 km ) North-East of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ghinju is now 07:21 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zeni, Taloqan, Rashtak, Pojawah, and Pashghur. Being here already, consider visiting Zeni . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Ghinju ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Gemology and travel: Emerald mining in Panjshir, Afghanistan

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Summer 2006, in Panjshir valley Afghanistan, an Afghan miner is drilling to place some explosives. The purpose is to blast the rock in order to get some emeralds. Panjshir valley is known since the en ..

Gemology and travel: Emerald mining Panjshir 02, Afghanistan

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June 2006: Panjsheri miners preparing to blast the rocks in the deep of Bizmal emerald mine in Panjshir valley, Afghanistan. For more info, please visit: All the best, ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Anjuman (stream)

The Anjuman is a stream which runs through the Anjuman Valley in Afghanistan. The stream's sources include the three lakes of the valley, with the largest lake being the primary source.

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Located at 35.42 69.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Rivers of Afghanistan

Khawak Pass

The Khawak Pass (elevation 3,848 m) sits across the route heading to the northwest from near the head of the Panjshir Valley through the formidable Hindu Kush range to northern Afghanistan via Andarab and Baghlan. This is the route traditionally thought to have been followed by Alexander the Great in the spring of 329 BCE when he led his army from the Kabul Valley across the mountains to Bactria (later Tokharistan in the north).

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Located at 35.67 69.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Mountain passes of Afghanistan