Sharan
in Sharan of Paktika, Afghanistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.176 and 68.730 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 10' 32" and E 68° 43' 49"
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: 02:31 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kabul
UTC/GMT offset: 4.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:49 am and 6:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
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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: 2022-05-24 08:21:34

Explore Sharan

Sharan in Sharan (Paktika) with it's 2,200 inhabitants is a city in Afghanistan about 97 mi (or 156 km) south of Kabul, the country's capital.

Local time in Sharan is now 02:31 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kabul with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Sharan. The closest airport in Afghanistan is Sharana Airstrip in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), South-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 127 mi (or 204 km), North-West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: `Alaqahdari Yosuf Khel, Muta Khan, Yahya Khel, Omnah and Miray. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 10%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 25th of May 2022

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 26th of May 2022

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 27th of May 2022

26°C (79 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Convoy Through Afghanistan Paktika Province

Published: October 21, 2012
Length: 00:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

We went on convoys every once in a while to deliver things or people pick things up.


Me and Gladwin on Convoy through Sharana Afghanistan in Old Army Truck

Published: November 04, 2012
Length: 48:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

Me and Gladwin on Convoy through Sharana Afghanistan in Old Army Truck. I was driving this old 5 Ton with a Mil-Van Sleeping Trailer. It got cold in that thing. There was ice on the inside. Fun.


Job Site Afghanistan with local Dump Truck drivers

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 02:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

The Afghanis didn't have very much. They tied colorful plastic around anything on on their truck that would hold. I guess to counter the bleak and disgusting world they lived in.


Hellicopter Landing At Rushmore Base USA ARMY Afghanistan

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 00:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

Hellicopter Landing At Rushmore Base USA ARMY Afghanistan.


Sharana Afghanistan US Army Base Perimeter Ride

Published: November 04, 2012
Length: 01:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

Sharana Afghanistan US Army Base Perimeter Ride. It was a beautiful day. The air didn't smell too bad. Nothing too dangerous going on as far as I could see.


US Army Base Sharana Afghanistan

Published: November 04, 2012
Length: 46:26 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

US Army Base Sharana Afghanistan.


A Chinook Helicopter Carries a Load somewhere in US Army Base Sharana Afghanistan

Published: October 23, 2012
Length: 01:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

The Helo carried the load somewhere. I am sure what or where but it did.


US Army Base FOB Sharana Afghanistan

Published: November 04, 2012
Length: 25:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

This is a typical day of business. Today was my turn to ride on top. We roll out of the motor poll, past fueling and then my favorite... past the poop ponds...They stink.


Me Gilly and Others Test Fire Our Pimary 50 Caliber Machine Gun and the m240 Hand of God

Published: November 04, 2012
Length: 09:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

Me Gilly and Others Test Fire Our Primary 50 Caliber Machine Gun and the m240 "Hand of God" Before a convoy to Rushmore.


Bull Dozer With A Broken Wiper

Published: October 21, 2012
Length: 59:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Thomas Genzardi

I didn't really need The wiper at the time. It was broken.


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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sharan, شرن, Sharan Woluswālī, Sharan Wulêswālī, Sharana, OAS