in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.528 and 69.172 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 31' 41" and E 69° 10' 20"
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: 12:20 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kabul
UTC/GMT offset: 4.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:17 am and 6:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Afghanistan in Southern Asia

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: 2019-08-19 07:23:27

Delve into Kabul

Kabul in Kabul with it's 3,043,532 habitants is a town located in Afghanistan. It's the capital of this country.

Time in Kabul is now 12:20 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kabul with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kabul. The closest airport in Afghanistan is Kabul International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 6 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley in a distance of 80 mi (or 128 km), West. We saw 1 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Bagrami, Pul-e Sangi, Qal`ah-ye Na`im, Surkh Bilandi and Chandal Ba'i. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 10%
Air Pressure 1010.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

23°C (74 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kabul Serena Hotel

0,6 mi
Froshgah Street
1001 Kabul

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Ciudades del mundo: Kabul (Afganistán)

Published: February 28, 2012
Length: 55:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rodrigo Antonio Custodio Moreno

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

Beauty of Snowfall in Kabul 2012

Published: March 21, 2012
Length: 16:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alif Khan

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

Kabul's emergency call centres (NATO in Afghanistan)

Published: August 13, 2013
Length: 51:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NATO

The people of Afghanistan need to know that their security forces can be called upon when needed, and when there is an emergency, responses normally start at two Kabul call centres.

NAJMI PLAZA Apartments in Kabul, Afghanistan for sale in excellent location !

Published: October 13, 2013
Length: 57:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wahid Mattin Najmi

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

SICON ISAF 3, Kabul 2005

Published: January 03, 2013
Length: 09:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Postani Vojak

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...

NATO in Afghanistan - Kabul ambulance

Published: August 13, 2012
Length: 19:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: NATO

Kabul's pioneering 24 hour ambulance service receives hundreds of calls a day and provides a life line to those in the busy city, in need of urgent help. NATO Homepage: http://www.nato.int.

Kabul refugees receive winter aid from ISAF volunteers, Nov 16

Published: November 19, 2012
Length: 59:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ISAF Media

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.

Kate Clark in Kabul on recent terrorist attacks

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 16:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: GRNlive

GRNLive correspondent Kate Clark talks about the recent attacks by the Taliban on the popular lakeside resort at Qargha Lake just outside Kabul, and the effect these attacks have had on the...

Afghanistan: Cold comfort in Kabul - an ICRC detention project

Published: April 12, 2013
Length: 37:05 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICR

One of the core activities globally of the International Committee of the Red Cross is to visit detainees to monitor their treatment and conditions. Caring for detainees is a large part of...

Driving in Kabul | by Go East

Published: January 07, 2014
Length: 25:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Go East

Driving around in Kabul. Subscribe to Go East for more videos from around the world: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=nihil696.

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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.

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.

Located at 34.5599, 69.2018 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Explosive weapons, Area denial weapons, Military and war museums, Museums in Afghanistan, Kabul, Aerospace museums

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.

Located at 34.5178, 69.1281 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kabul University, Universities in Afghanistan, Education in Kabul, Educational institutions established in 1932

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."

Located at 34.5178, 69.1281 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Al-Nahda, 1838 births, 1897 deaths, Iranian activists, Muslim activists, History of civil rights and liberties in Iran, Iranian emigrants to the Ottoman Empire

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.

Located at 34.55, 69.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in Afghanistan, 2005 in Afghanistan, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2005, Airliner accidents and incidents involving controlled flight into terrain, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 737

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.

Located at 34.528, 69.172 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Afghanistan, Girls' schools

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.

Located at 34.5185, 69.1937 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Afghanistan, National stadiums, Sport in Kabul, Multi-purpose stadiums

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.

Located at 34.5056, 69.1917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Kabul, History of Kabul, Former fortresses

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.

Located at 34.5192, 69.1756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government ministries of Afghanistan, Communications in Afghanistan, Communications ministries

Kabul Zoo

The Kabul Zoo is located in Kabul, Afghanistan, on the bank of the Kabul River. The director of Kabul Zoo is Aziz Gul Saqeb.

Located at 34.5094, 69.1553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kabul, Zoos in Afghanistan

Kabul District

Kabul District is a district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. The seat lies at Kabul.

Located at 34.5167, 69.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Kabul Province

Gardens of Babur

The Gardens of Babur, locally called Bagh-e Babur, is a historic park in Kabul, Afghanistan, and also the last resting-place of the first Mughal emperor Babur. The gardens are thought to have been developed around 1528 AD (935 AH) when Babur gave orders for the construction of an ‘avenue garden’ in Kabul, described in some detail in his memoirs, the Baburnama.

Located at 34.503, 69.16 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mughal funerary gardens in Afghanistan, Parks in Kabul, Landscape design history, Mughal terraced gardens in Afghanistan, Paradise gardens in Afghanistan

Pul-e Khishti Mosque

Pul-e Khishti Mosque is the largest mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Located in the center of old Kabul, the Pul-e Khishti Mosque can be identified by its large blue dome. The mosque originally was erected in the late 18th Century, but largely rebuilt under Zahir Shah in the late 1960s. It was damaged during recent fighting in the area, but is one of the few buildings in the area which has had restoration work done on it.

Located at 34.5156, 69.1803 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Kabul, Buildings and structures in Kabul

Siege of the Sherpur Cantonment

The Siege of the Sherpur Cantonment was a battle fought in December 1879, during the Second Anglo-Afghan War. On 3 September 1879 Sir Pierre Cavagnari, the British Resident in Kabul, and his escort were massacred by mutinous Afghan troops, initiating the second phase of the Second Anglo-Afghan War. A force was assembled and named the Kabul Field Force, under the command of major-general Frederick Roberts.

Located at 34.5328, 69.1658 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles involving Afghanistan, Sieges involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1879, 1879 in Afghanistan, Battles of the Second Anglo-Afghan War, History of Kabul

2002 Kabul bombing

The 2002 Kabul bombing was a car bomb explosion that killed 30 people and wounded 167 on September 5, 2002, in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

Located at 34.533, 69.166 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Suicide car and truck bombings in Afghanistan, Mass murder in 2002, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2002

Safi Landmark Hotel

Safi Landmark Hotel is a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan. It is a four star hotel, and located approximately 15 minutes by road from Kabul International Airport. The Safi Landmark hotel is located at the centre of down town Kabul near Governmental offices, Ministries, UN and Embassies. The site was the site of a suicide attack on February 26, 2010. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|31|57.39|N|69|09|56.00|E|type:landmark_region:AF |primary |name= }}

Located at 34.5326, 69.1656 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Kabul, Hotels in Kabul

Kabul Medical University

Kabul Medical University (Pashto: د کابل طبي پوهنتون‎) (formerly known as Kabul Medical Faculty) is located in Kabul, Afghanistan on the campus of Kabul University. The medical institution was initially maintained by collaboration with the Turkish and French sponsors. KMF developed into a single autonomous University in 2005. It currently graduates professionals in fields of Curative Medicine, Pediatric, Stomatology=Dental and Nursing.

Located at 34.5167, 69.1297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Afghanistan, Education in Kabul

2008 Indian embassy bombing in Kabul

The 2008 Indian embassy bombing in Kabul was a suicide bomb terror attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on 7 July 2008 at 8:30 AM local time. The bombing killed 58 people and wounded 141. The suicide car bombing took place near the gates of the embassy during morning hours when officials enter the embassy. U.S. intelligence officials suggested that Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency had planned the attack. Pakistan refuted this claim. United States President George W.

Located at 34.533, 69.166 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terrorist attacks on embassies, Anti-Indian sentiment, Suicide car and truck bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2008, 2008 in international relations, Afghanistan–India relations, Mass murder in 2008

Habibia High School

Habibia High School is a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, which has educated many of the former and current Afghan elite, including President Hamid Karzai and the country's most famous musician Ahmad Zahir. It was founded by King Habibullah Khan in 1903. It is situated in the south of the city in a district known as Carteh Seh. It suffered severe damage during the civil war of the 1990s between the different mujahideen factions who had ousted the communist government of Mohammad Najibullah in 1992.

Located at 34.5, 69.1498 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Habibia High School alumni, Schools in Afghanistan

International School of Kabul

The International School of Kabul (ISK) is a private co-educational K-12 school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Originally founded in 2003 under the name of Kabul International Academy (KIA), the International School of Kabul provides a college-prep level U.S. (English speaking) curriculum to the children of expatriate families within the international development community, as well as to repatriated and resident Afghans.

Located at 34.5316, 69.1626 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Afghanistan, Education in Kabul, Educational institutions established in 2003

2009 Kabul Indian embassy attack

The 2009 Kabul Indian embassy attack was a suicide bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on 8 October 2009 at 8:30 am local time. The bombing killed 17 people and wounded 63.

Located at 34.5279, 69.1647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2009, Terrorist attacks on embassies, Anti-Indian sentiment, Suicide car and truck bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2009, Afghanistan–India relations

Lycée Esteqlal

The Lycée Esteqlal is a Franco-Afghan school in Kabul, Afghanistan. It is the second oldest school in Kabul, and was recognized as one of the prestigious schools in the country. Lycée Esteqlal is a public school, administered by the Afghan Ministry of Education, and is currently under the contract of AEFE, an educational agency of the French Foreign Ministry. The French Cultural Center (CCF) is also located inside the Lycée Esteqlal compound.

Located at 34.5228, 69.1761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
AEFE contracted school, Education in Kabul, Schools in Afghanistan, Educational institutions established in 1922

Embassy of the United States, Kabul

The Embassy of the United States in Kabul is the diplomatic mission of the United States in Afghanistan. It is located on Great Massoud Road in the Wazir Akbar Khan section of the Afghan capital, Kabul, and is home to the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan. The Embassies of Finland and South Korea are located behind this complex and the ISAF Headquarters are located across the street.

Located at 34.5347, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Diplomatic missions of the United States, Afghanistan–United States relations, Diplomatic missions in Kabul

A76 highway (Afghanistan)

The A76 highway is a major road of northern Afghanistan. It connects Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif, passing through Samangan on the way, and then passes west and eventually ends at Herat, where it rejoins the A01 and A77 highways. At Mazar-e-Sharif the road continues west to Herat, but another road passes north from the A76 and connects it to Termiz in southern Uzbekistan.

Located at 34.5217, 69.1719 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Afghanistan

Wazir Akbar Khān

Wazir Akbar Khān (Pashto وزیر اکبر خان) is a neighbourhood in northern Kabul, Afghanistan. It is the wealthiest area in Kabul. Many embassies are located, including the U.S. and Canadian. Wazir Akbar Khān is also home to the Kabul International Airport. It is a common place for foreign workers to live. The streets are laid out on a grid with Western, two-story houses that date back to the 60s and 70s.

Located at 34.5361, 69.1839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Kabul

Afghanistan Football Federation stadium

The Afghanistan Football Federation stadium is a football stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan and competition venue of all Clubs of the new Afghan Premier League. The AFF stadium has a capacity of 5,000, and the surface is of Artificial turf.

Located at 34.52, 69.1967 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Football venues in Afghanistan, Sport in Kabul, Kabul, Football in Afghanistan

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Kabul.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Kabul.

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