in Balkh, Afghanistan
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 36.709 and 67.111 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 36° 42' 32" and E 67° 6' 39"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Afghani - AFN
- Spoken languages:
- Persian, Pushto, Uzbek, Turkmen
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:28 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kabul
- UTC/GMT offset: 4.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:19 am and 5:11 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 5,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Afghanistan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Afghanistan. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Mazār-e Sharīf
Mazār-e Sharīf in Balkh with it's 303,282 habitants is located in Afghanistan about 190 mi (or 306 km) north-west of Kabul, the country's capital town.
Current time in Mazār-e Sharīf is now 11:28 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kabul with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Mazār-e Sharīf. The closest airport in Afghanistan is Mazar I Sharif Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dehdadi, Balkh, Chimtal, Dowlatabad and Tirmiz. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F
|Morning Temperature||18°C / 64 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Night Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1021 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Wednesday, 27th of October 2021
21°C (69 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 28th of October 2021
15°C (58 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Friday, 29th of October 2021
16°C (60 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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German Police Train Afghan Police in Mazar-i-Sharif
The German Police Training Center in Mazar-i-Sharif provides an opportunity for Afghans who want to serve their country. SSgt Jon DuMond has the story.
Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 2
Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 2.
Fahrt durch Mazar E Sharif Afghanistan ISAF
Fahrt durch Mazar E Sharif im 18. DEUEinsKtgt, FJgAusbKdo ANP Sei Soldat mit ganzem Herzen, bleibe kühn auch in der Not, marschiere weit, vergiss die Schmerzen, und teile noch dein letztes Brot!
Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 4
Sunset over Mazar-e Sharif city center, Afghanistan - part 4.
Le chef et le ministre de la Défense en visite en Afghanistan et au Mali
Le chef et le ministre de la Défense ont poursuivi leur voyage de fin d'année. Après s'être rendus à Mazar-e-Sharif, ils ont pris la direction du Mali, et plus particulièrement de...
The Afghan bomb disposal school (NATO and Afghanistan)
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are a constant threat in Afghanistan, and it takes skilled explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) teams to combat them. Recruits from the EOD training school...
Logistiek knooppunt in Afghanistan
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Afghan engineers building the future (NATO in Afghanistan)
Tradespeople being trained at the Afghan National Army's Engineers Training School will be pivotal in taking the nation's civilian construction industry into the future. NATO Homepage: http://www.n...
Deutsche Helicrews über Afghanistan - CH-53 der Bundeswehr (1|4)
Teil 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbdQ_chqR6I.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Shrine of Hazrat Ali
The Shrine of Hazrat Ali, also known as the Blue Mosque, is a mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. It is one of the reputed burial places of Hazrat Ali, cousin and son-in law of Muhammad. The mazar is the building which gives the city in which it is located, Mazar-i-Sharif (meaning "Tomb of the Exalted") its name.
1998 Iranian diplomats murder in Afghanistan
The 1998 Iranian diplomats assassination in Afghanistan refers to the siege of the Iranian consulate in Mazari Sharif, Afghanistan during the capture of Mazari Sharif by Taliban forces on August 8, 1998. Initially the death of 8 Iranian diplomats was reported, but later two other diplomats and a journalist were also confirmed dead. The killings of the diplomats had however been carried out by Sipah-e-Sahaba, a Pakistani Sunni group with close ties to the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence.
2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack
The 2011 Mazar-i-Sharif attack occurred on April 1, 2011 when a group of demonstrators attacked the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing seven foreigners, including three United Nations staff members and four Nepalese guards. Additionally, five protesters died in the violence.
These districts belong to Mazār-e Sharīf.
- `Ali Chopan
- Bala Hisar
- Bilakha-ye Hawa'i
- Darakht-e Shing
- Dasht-e Panjsher
- Kartah-ye Amir `Alisher Nowa'i
- Kartah-ye Bakhtar
- Kartah-ye Mandowi
- Kartah-ye Nowshad
- Kartah-ye Sulh
- Kartah-ye Tafawasad
- Nahr-e Top
- Nowbabad-e Kartah-ye Nowshad
- Purozhah-ye Aryana
- Purozhah-ye Hizb Wahdat
- Purozhah-ye Intizar
- Purozhah-ye Khalid Bin-e Walid
- Purozhah-ye Nor-e Khuda
- Purozhah-ye Sajadyah
- Purozhah-ye Sarhadi
- Purozhah-ye Zira`at
- Pushtah-ye Mazar
- Qaryah-ye `Ali Chopan Bala
- Qaryah-ye `Ali Chopan Pa'in
- Qaryah-ye Panjsher
- Sahah-ye Quwah-e Kar
- Shahrak-e Amriri
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Mazār-e Sharīf.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mazār-e Sharīf.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mazāre S̄rīf, Mazār-i-Sharīf, Mazari-Sharif, Mazār-e Sharīf, مزار شریف, مزار شريف, Masar-e Scharif, Mazari Sharif, Mazār-e Šarīf, Mazar-e-Sharif, MZR, マザーリシャリーフ, 마자르이샤리프, Mazar-e Sharif, Mazar-i Szarif, Мазари-Шариф, Mazar-e Šarif