Articles in Afghanistan ( 385 )

385 Articles of interest in Afghanistan

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  • Saraghrar

    Saraghrar is the fourth highest independent peak in the Hindu Kush. The entire Saraghrar massif is a huge, irregular stretched plateau at elevation around 7,000 m (22,966 ft), lying above vertical granite and ice faces, which protect it all around. …

  • Pur Chaman District

    Pur Chaman (also transliterated as Purchaman or Porchaman) is a mountainous district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population is approximately 95% Tajik with a Pashtun minority.

  • Nili District

    Nili (also known as Layli) is a district in Daykundi Province, Afghanistan. The main town in the district, also called Nili, serves as the capital of Daykundi Province. The town of Nili is at 2,022 m altitude and has a small airport (heliport) with …

  • Narang Aw Badil District

    Narang, Kunar, Afghanistan نرنګ in Pashto language is situated in the central part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan south of Asadabad. It is surrounded by high mountains and the Kunar River. The population is 36,700 (2014). The district center is the …

  • Nangar Khel

    Nangar Khel (also: Nangarkhēl, Nangar Kheyl) is a village in the Paktika Province, southeastern Afghanistan, located in the mountains at the altitude of 2,130 metres (6,990 ft).

  • Nadir Shah Kot District

    Nadir Shah Kot District (Pashto: نادر شاه کوټ ولسوالۍ‎) is situated in the western part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Paktia Province and Shamal District to the west, Qalandar District to the north, Musa Khel District to the northeast, …

  • Koh Band District

    Kohband District is situated in the northwestern part of Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. Kohband used to be a Section of Kohistan District in the past until it became a District. It borders Kohistan District to the west, Parvan Province to the north, …

  • Khawak Pass

    The Khawak Pass (elevation 3,848 m (12,625 ft)) 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.

  • Khani Chahar Bagh District

    Khani Chahar Bagh is the most northerly district in Faryab Province. The main village, Chahar Bagh (37.0444°N 65.2308°E), at 278 m altitude, is in the southern part of the district. In the north the district's border is with Turkmenistan.

  • Ghulam Khan

    Ghulam Khan (Urdu: غلام خان‎) is town in North Waziristan, FATA, Pakistan. Ghulam Khan is on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Ghaziabad District, Kunar

    Ghaziabad District is situated in the northern part of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2004 from the northern part of Bar Kunar District. It was named after the Khan of Ghaziabad, Amir Muhammad Ghazi Khan Shaheed. It's population is 7…

  • Garmsir

    The village of Garmsir is the center of Garmsir District in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It is situated on the East bank of Helmand River on (31.1167°N 64.2000°E) at 714 m altitude and 63 km South-West of Lashkar Gah.

  • Fayzabad Airport

    Fayzabad Airport (IATA: FBD, ICAO: OAFZ) is an airport located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northwest of Fayzabad (also spelled Faizabad or Feyzabad), the provincial capital of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.

  • Damadola

    Damadola is a village in the Bajaur Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan, about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the Afghanistan border, it is located at 34° 48' 20N 71° 28' 0E at an altitude of 1082 metres (3553 feet). The village gained…

  • Chaghcharan District

    Chaghcharan District is one of the most populated districts in Ghor Province (115,000 in 2005). It is a mountainous district. The winter is severe and the roads are inaccessible because of the snow. The district center of Chaghcharan is also the cap…

  • Camp Holland

    Kamp Holland is the main Dutch military base on the outskirts of Tarin Kowt, the provincial capital of Uruzgan province in southern Afghanistan.

  • Bagrami

    Bagrami is a town situated very close to Kabul at at 1797 m altitude. The population is 31,680 (2007 calculation). The road to Kabul is not bad and the city can be reached in 30 minutes, so Bagrami is becoming a suburb. The Bagrami Industrial Park …

  • 2005 Hindu Kush earthquake

    The 2005 Hindu Kush earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan with a magnitude of 6.5 on December 12 at 21:47 (UTC). According to the United States Geological Survey, the maximum Mercalli Intensity was V (Moderate) at Charikar. Five people were killed…

  • Surobi District (Paktika)

    Surobi, Sarobi or Sarubi District (Pashto: سروبي ولسوالۍ‎, Persian: ولسوالی سروبی‎) is a district of Paktika Province, Afghanistan, with a population of 48,291 people. It is situated northeast of Gomal, west of Barmal and south of Urgun and Sar Hawz…

  • Shortepa District

    Shortepa (also Shor Tappeh, population 36,000) is a small district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It is situated along the Amu Darya river, close to the border with Uzbekistan.

  • Sardeh Band Airport

    Sardeh Band Airport (IATA: SBF, ICAO: OADS), also known as Band E Sardeh Dam Airport, is an airport located near the village of Sardeh Band and about 1 kilometre (1 mi) north of the Russian-built dam called Band E Sardeh Dam (built in 1967).

  • Pashtun Kot District

    Pashtun Kot (Kowt) district is located in the center of Faryab Province southeast from Maymana. The district center Pashtun Kot is a suburb of Maymana (35.91167°N 64.78667°E),907 m altitude).