Khōst
in Khowst, Afghanistan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.340 and 69.920 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 20' 22" and E 69° 55' 13"
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: 03:42 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kabul
UTC/GMT offset: 4.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 5:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Touring Khōst

Khōst in Khowst with it's 96,123 residents is a town located in Afghanistan about 93 mi (or 149 km) south-east of Kabul, the country's capital place.

Time in Khōst is now 03:42 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kabul with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Khōst. The closest airport in Afghanistan is Khost Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Shaykh Amir Kelay, `Ali Sher `Alaqahdari, Khulbisat, Zorkot and Maidan Khulah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 23rd of September 2021

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 24th of September 2021

27°C (81 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 25th of September 2021

27°C (81 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Windows 7 Computer Information By Eng Zahir jan (Mashghul)

Published: May 29, 2012
Length: 50:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zahir Jan

دګرانووروڼواوخیویندودپاره ظاهرپه خپله پښتوژبه د وینډوز۷ زده کړې پروګرام په پام کې لري.


Soldier Fail

Published: January 20, 2013
Length: 09:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 2683hollywood

In Afghanistan, our convoy was waiting for EOD to arrive and detonate an IED in the road. I was standing by this red, nasty, sewage runoff and decided to go to the front of our perimeter......


Snow In Khost Afghanistan ⛷

Published: December 16, 2018
Length: 21:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Afghan Zalmi

اسلام موعلیکوم ګرانو دوستانو الله دی وکی چی روغ او جوړ وی او دی صحت جامه باندی پاټ وی دوستانو دی نوی ویډیو...


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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.

Al Sadeeq training camp

The Al-Sadeeq training camp is one of the training camps in Afghanistan, near Khost, that American intelligence officials have asserted were used to train individuals with ties to al Qaeda or the Taliban. Salah Muhammad Salih Al Dhabi was accused of attending the Al-Sadeeq training camp, in the factors favoring continued detention, presented to his Administrative Review Board. Al Dhabi said he did not complete his training program, stating he attended the camp, for a week, in 1997.

Located at 33.333, 69.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Al-Qaeda activities

Khost Airfield

The Khost Airfield is situated 2 miles southeast of the town of Khost, Afghanistan and 9 miles northeast of the Pakistan border in a valley surrounded by high terrains from West and East.

Located at 33.3336, 69.9524 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Afghanistan, Khost

Camp Chapman attack

The Camp Chapman attack was a suicide attack against Forward Operating Base Chapman, a key facility of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009. The base is located near the eastern Afghan city of Khost, in a stronghold of the Taliban movement. One of the main tasks of the CIA operatives stationed at the base was to provide information for drone attacks against targets in Pakistan.

Located at 33.339, 69.955 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wars involving the Taliban, CIA activities in Asia and the Pacific, Al-Qaeda, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2009, Afghanistan–United States relations, Afghanistan–Jordan relations, Jordan–United States relations, Mass murder in 2009

Khowst Airfield

Khowst Airfield is a military airfield in Afghanistan.

Located at 33.3331, 69.9508 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Matun, Khōst, Matūn, Khost, Khowst, خوست, متون, KHT, Хост