Articles in Afghanistan ( 385 )

385 Articles of interest in Afghanistan

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  • Kandahar District

    Kandahar District is situated in the central part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, surrounding the city of Kandahar. It borders with Panjwai District to the west, Arghandab District to the north, Shah Wali Kot District to the northeast and Daman D…

  • Derunta training camp

    The Derunta training camp (also transliterated as Darunta) was one of the most well-known of many military training camps that have been alleged to have been affiliated with al Qaeda.

  • Hamun-e Helmand

    Hāmūn-e Helmand (also known as Hāmūn-e Hīrmand, “Lake Hāmūn”, Hamoun Oasis, Persian: دریاچه هامونDaryācheh-ye Hāmūn or Daryācheh-ye Sīstān (“Lake Sīstān”)) is a shallow, marshy, lake (or lagoon) or hāmūn located in the Sistan region of eastern Ira…

  • Dara-I-Pech District

    Dara-I-Pech District (also known as Manogay District or Pech District) is located western-central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 30 km West from Asadabad. The population is 48,400 (2006). The district is governed from Mano Gai.

  • Camp Julien

    Camp Julien was the main base for the Canadian contingent of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • Andkhoy

    Andkhoy (Persian: اندخوی‎) is a town and district in northern Afghanistan, Faryab Province, is located at (36°57′N65°07′E), 316 m altitude.The population of the town is 37,100 (2004). The district is located in the northern part of the province.

  • Ab Band District

    Ab Band' is a district in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is almost entirely Pashtun, was estimated at 41,340 in 2002. Ab Band is on the main road from Kabul to Kandahar. Ab Band is divided into two parts, North and South Aband. …

  • Kholm, Afghanistan

    Kholm or Khulm, also known as Tashqurghan, is a town until recently, in Samangan province, and now in Balkh province of northern Afghanistan 60 km east of Mazar-i-Sharif one-third of the way to Konduz. Kholm is an ancient town located on the fertile…

  • Salma Dam

    Salma Dam is an under construction hydroelectric and irrigation dam project located on the Hari River in Chishti sharif District of Herat Province in western Afghanistan.

  • Pul-i-Alam

    Pul-i-Alam (Persian/Pashto: پل علم) is the provincial capital of Logar Province, Afghanistan as well as of Pul-i-Alam District.

  • Istor-o-Nal

    Istor-o-Nal or इस्तोर-ओ-नल is the third highest mountain in the Hindu Kush, in the Chitral District of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. It is the 68th highest independent peak in the world. It crowns a massif with eleven peaks of elevat…

  • Godzareh depression

    The Gowd-i zerrah", i.e., Zerrah Depression (Persian for "lake depression") is the lowest part of an inland drainage basin covering large parts of southern Afghanistan and Iran known as the Sistan Basin. The Sistan Basin is an endorheic basin and en…

  • Forward Operating Base Delhi

    FOB Delhi in Afghanistan is a military expeditionary base occupied by the United States Marine Corps. It is along the Helmand River Valley in Garmsir at an abandoned Agricultural College building.

  • Charkh District

    Charkh District is situated in the southern part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. Kharwar District was created from the former big Charkh District.The population is 39,400 (2006). The district center is the village of Charkh, located on (33.7967°N 68…

  • Bost Airport

    Bost Airport (IATA: BST, ICAO: OABT) is an airport serving Lashkar Gah, a city in Helmand Province in Afghanistan. It is located on the east bank of the Helmand River, 5 miles (8 km) north of its junction with the Arghandab River.

  • Alexandria Ariana

    The first of many Alexandrias in the far east of the Macedonian Empire, Alexandria in Ariana was a city in what is now present-day Afghanistan, one of the twenty-plus cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great.

  • 2008 Kandahar bombing

    The Uzbin Valley ambush occurred when ISAF troops were ambushed by Afghan militants in eastern Afghanistan on 18 August 2008. It took place outside the village of Spēṟ Kunday, of the Surobi District of Kabul province and resulted in heavy casualties…

  • 2007 Baghlan sugar factory bombing

    The 2007 Baghlan sugar factory bombing occurred on November 6, 2007 when a bomb exploded in the centre of Baghlan, Afghanistan, while a delegation of parliamentarians was visiting, killing dozens including several lawmakers.

  • Shir Khan Bandar

    Sher Khan Bandar is a border town and a port in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan, next to the Panj River near the border with Tajikistan. Its old name was Qezel Qal'eh.

  • Qaysar District

    Qaysar (Qeysar) district is situated in the southwestern part of the Faryab Province of Afghanistan. The population is 122,300 people (80% Uzbek ethnic group, Turkic origin). The district center Qeysar (35.6894°N 64.2947°E),1279 m altitude) (Qaisar …

  • Parun

    Pârûn (پارون), also called Prasûn and Prasungul, is a small town and administrative center of Nuristan Province and its Parun District in Afghanistan.

  • Nari District

    Nari (Naray) District is a mountainous district in the eastern part of Kunar Province in Afghanistan. It borders Bar Kunar District to the west, Nuristan Province to the north, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the east and Dangam district to the south. The pop…

  • Koh-i-Baba

    The Baba Mountain range (Pashto: بابا غر‎ Bâbâ Ǧar; Persian: کوه باباKoh-e Bâbâ) is the western extension of the Hindu Kush, and the origin of Afghanistan's Kabul, Helmand, Arghandab and the Hari River. The mountain range is crowned by Foladi peak…

  • Khost Airfield

    Khost Airport (IATA: KHT, ICAO: OAKS) is located next to the city of Khost in eastern Afghanistan. The airport is has been renovated in the last several years.

  • Khas Kunar District

    Khas Kunar District (Pashto: خاص کونړ ولسوالۍ‎) is the largest district in the Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It is situated in the southern part of the province and borders Nangarhar Province to the south and Pakistan to the east. The Kunar River pas…

  • Goshta District

    Goshta District is located in the northeast of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan and borders Durand Line between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The district's population is 100% Pashtun and was estimated at 160,000 in 2002, of whom 30,000 were children und…

  • Dawlat Shah District

    Dawlat Shah District is located approximately 74 km from Mehterlam, the provincial centre of Laghman Province in Afghanistan. It is a mountainous district and borders Nuristan Province to the North and North-East, Alingar District to the East, Alish…

  • Dangam District

    Dangam District is situated in the eastern end of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It borders Marawara district to the west, Asadabad district to the northwest, Bar Kunar district to the north, Nari district to the northeast and Pakistan to the east and…

  • Charbolak District

    Charbolak (or Chahar Bolak or Char Bolak) district (pop: 65,000) is located in the western part of Balkh Province. Its capital is the village of Charbolak, 40 km northwest of Mazari Sharif.