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Kabul Destination Guide

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Discover Kabul in Afghanistan. Kabul in the region of Kabul with it's 3,043,532 inhabitants is located in Afghanistan and is the capital of this country.

Considering your mobility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Mehtar Lam, Khost, Kandahar, Kabul, Jalalabad or Qal'ah-ye Haji Zahir. Since you are in the region already, consider visiting Shayrpur, Shahr-e Now, Mandavi, Kalayi-Fatkhula, Morad Khani and Nakhas. Map of the area of Kabul in Afghanistan

Local Time

Time in Kabul is now 09:23 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning -5°C / 23 °F
Evening 14°C / 57 °F
Night -3°C / 27 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 15%
Air Pressure 765.3 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
14°C / 57 °F Sky is clear

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: -1°C (31 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Light snow, calm, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: 6°C (42 °F)
Night: -5°C (23 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 6°C (43 °F)
Night: -5°C (22 °F)

Video Collection

Ciudades del mundo: Kabul (Afganistán)

Breve reseña fotográfica de Kabul, la ciudad capital de Afganistán. Este es un vídeo parte de un ensayo de proyecto que está en desarrollo

50:20 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: February 28, 2012 by Rodrigo Antonio Custodio Moreno

Beauty of Snowfall in Kabul 2012

Beauty of Snowfall in Kabul 2012... but don't forget the last scene!

50:46 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: March 21, 2012 by Alif Khan


NAJMI PLAZA Apartments in Kabul Afghani...

Eigentumswohnungen in 1A-Lage in Kabul, Afghanistan zu verkaufen. 3, 4 Zimmer Wohnungen. Apartments for sale in excellent location, 3, 4 bedroom apartments

11:16 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 13, 2013 by Wahid Mattin Najmi

SICON ISAF 3 Kabul 2005

Operacija Isaf (International Security Assistance Force) je del celovitega pristopa mednarodne skupnosti k razmeram v Afganistanu in prizadevanj za vnovično vzpostavitev trajnega miru in stabilnos

57:59 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: January 03, 2013 by Postani Vojak


Kabul refugees receive winter aid from I...

Servicemember and civilian volunteers from ISAF Headquarters join a community volunteer to hand out blankets and supplies for vulnerable families living in the Chaman-e-Hozori refugee camp, Nov

01:33 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: November 19, 2012 by ISAF Media

Afghan Government Open New School in Kab...

Broll of civil affairs project manager touring a recently completed school construction project in Kabul

54:20 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: May 30, 2013 by ArmyVideoTube


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Interesting facts about this location

Aisha-i-Durani School

The Aisha-i-Durani School or Durani High School is a girls' school in Kabul, Afghanistan. It is one of two schools reconstructed with German help after the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the other being Amani High School.

Tags: Schools in Afghanistan, Girls' schools
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Bala Hissar, Kabul

Bala Hissar is an ancient fortress located in the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. The estimated date of construction is around the 5th century A.D. Bala Hissar sits to the south of the modern city centre at the tail end of the Kuh-e-Sherdarwaza Mountain. The Walls of Kabul, which are 20 feet high and 12 feet thick, start at the fortress and follow the mountain ridge in a sweeping curve down to the river. It sports a set of gates for access to the fortress.

Tags: History of Kabul, Former fortresses, Buildings and structures in Kabul
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Ghazi Stadium

Ghazi Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan,used to play soccer. It was built during the reign of King Amanullah Khan in 1923, who was regarded as Ghazi (Hero) for the Afghan victory in the Third Anglo-Afghan War and gaining independence for his nation after the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people. The Ghazi Stadium was renovated in 2011 after the entire ground was removed and replaced with new soil and artificial turf placed on top.

Tags: Sport in Kabul, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums, Football venues in Afghanistan
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Hotel Inter-Continental Kabul

The Inter-Continental (also known as the Inter-Con) is a three star hotel located in the Kârte Parwân neighbourhood in western Kabul, Afghanistan. It served as the nation's first international luxury hotel, one of the most visited by foreigners since its opening in 1969. The hotel has 200 rooms and is equipped with a swimming pool, a gym, and about four restaurants for dine in or room service.

Tags: InterContinental hotels, Hotels in Kabul, Hotels established in 1969, History of Kabul, Buildings and structures in Kabul, Buildings and structures completed in 1969
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani

Sayyid Jamāl ad-Dīn al-Afghānī, also known as Sayyid Jamāl ad-Dīn Asadābādī, and commonly known as Al-Afghani (1838/1839 – March 9, 1897), was a political activist and Islamic ideologist in the Muslim world during the late 19th century, particularly in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe. One of the founders of Islamic Modernism and an advocate of Pan-Islamic unity, he has been described as "less interested in theology than he was in organizing a Muslim response to Western pressure."

Tags: Muslim activists, Iranian emigrants to the Ottoman Empire, Iranian activists, History of civil rights and liberties in Iran, Al-Nahda, 1897 deaths, 1838 births
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Kabul International Airport

Kabul International Airport, also known as Khwaja Rawash Airport by the Pashtun majority (Pashto: د خواجه رواش هوایي ډګر‎), is located 16 kilometers from the city center of Kabul in Afghanistan. Axe Kabul International Airport was built in the early 1960s. During the 10 year Soviet war in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989, the airport was controlled and used by the Soviet Army. Following the Soviet withdrawal it remained in control of the Afghan military, which transformed to private militia.

Tags: Kabul, Airports in Afghanistan, Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Kabul University

Kabul University (KU) is located in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It was founded in 1931 but officially opened for classes in 1932. Kabul University is attended by 7,000 students, of which 1,700 are women. Hamidullah Amin is the chancellor of the university. The university is still recovering from the long period of war and chaos in the country. The main building was renovated about 500 meters from the old one, which has almost the same design.

Tags: Universities in Afghanistan, Kabul University, Educational institutions established in 1932, Education in Kabul
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Kam Air Flight 904

Kam Air Flight 904 was involved in a deadly aviation disaster over the Pamir mountains of Afghanistan in February 2005. The incident took place shortly after 4:00 p.m. local time on February 3, when a private Kam Air Boeing 737-200 jet aircraft went missing in Afghanistan during a domestic flight from the western city of Herat to the capital Kabul. The crash is the deadliest air disaster in the history of Afghanistan.

Tags: Aviation accidents and incidents in Afghanistan, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2005, Airliner accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737, 2005 in Afghanistan
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Ministry of Communications (Afghanistan)

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is an organ of the government of Afghanistan. Current communications minister is Amirzai Sangin. At the end of 2001, there were an estimated 35,000 phones working in all of Afghanistan serving a population of 27 million, one of the lowest teledesities in the world. Calls could only be completed over satellite facilities and only among Afghanistan's six major urban areas.

Tags: Government ministries of Afghanistan, Communications ministries, Communications in Afghanistan
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

OMAR Mine Museum

Located in Kabul, Afghanistan, the OMAR Mine Museum contains a collection of 51 types of land mines out of the 53 used in Afghanistan over the years. The collection includes unexploded ordnance, cluster bombs and airdrop bombs used by the U.S. invasion in 2002. OMAR stands for the Organization for Mine Clearance and Afghan Rehabilitation. For security reasons, the museum is not open for casual visitors. All appointments must be made through the main OMAR office. Dr.

Tags: Museums in Afghanistan, Military and war museums, Kabul, Explosive weapons, Area denial weapons, Aerospace museums
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Coordinates: 34.53, 69.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

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