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Ganj Destination Guide

Delve into Ganj in Afghanistan

Ganj in the region of Takhār is located in Afghanistan - some 182 mi or ( 294 km ) North of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Local time in Ganj is now 09:20 AM (Friday) . 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: Taloqan, Shingirab, Sar-e Joy, Rustaq, and Pul-e Khumri. While being here, you might want to check out Taloqan . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ganj ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred in northern Afghanistan in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at Rostaq in the Takhar Province near Afghan-Tajikistan border. The magnitude of the quake was 6.1 on the infamous Richter scale and it lasted approximately 8 minutes and 7 seconds. Aftershocks continued for the next seven days. The earthquake was also felt at Tashkent and Dushanbe.

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Located at 37.07 70.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan

May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake

The May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred at 06:22 UTC on May 30, 1998, in northern Afghanistan in the Takhar Province. The affected area was controlled by the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan.

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Located at 37.10 70.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan, History of Takhar Province

Rustaq District

Rustaq District is a district of Takhar Province, northern Afghanistan. The district capital is the town of Rustaq.

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Located at 37.14 69.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Districts of Takhar Province