Shash Darak

Shash Darak is a neighborhood located in District 2 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and includes some of the more important buildings in Kabul, including the palace, the headquarters of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, the Afghan Defence Ministry and the CIA's Afghan station.

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is a multi-purpose stadium in eastern , , mainly used to play football. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The serves as the presidential palace in , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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The in Afghanistan is a Canadian government diplomatic mission located in the capital city of .

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The in Kabul is the diplomatic mission of the Federal Republic of Germany in .

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has been the capital of since about 1776. Photo: SiarFisher, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shash Darak

34.5283° or 34° 31' 41.9" north
69.1903° or 69° 11' 25" east
1797 metres (5896 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Dutch: Shash Darak
  • Persian: ششدرك
  • Shashdarak
  • شش درک

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