0 Likes

TV Hill
Afghanistan

Photo by Abdul Hamidi - orange group, Kabul Afghanistan

Wikipedia:

Kabul (Persian: کابل Kābol IPA: [kɒːbol']; Pashto: کابل Kābul IPA: [kɑbul']; archaic Caubul), is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan, located in the Kabul Province. According to the 2008 official estimates, the population of Kabul metropolitan area is 2.8 million people.


It is an economic and cultural centre, situated 5,900 ft (1,800 m) above sea level in a narrow valley, wedged between the Hindu Kush mountains along the Kabul River. The city is linked with Kandahar, Herat and Mazar-e Sharif via a circular highway that stretches across the country. It is also the start of the main road to Jalalabad and further to Peshawar, Pakistan.

View More »

Copyright: Jan Koehn
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7540x3770
送信日: 03/02/2011
更新日: 30/05/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: tv hill; kabul; afghanistan; orange group
comments powered by Disqus

Jan Koehn
TV Hill - 2
Wayne Edwards
Combat Comms HQ
Jan Koehn
Orange Technology
Jan Koehn
Countryside near Kabul
Jan Koehn
Surubi Pass
Jan Koehn
Jalalabad
Jan Koehn
Hotel Orange House
Jan Koehn
Valley of Light - Hindukusch
Abdullah Khan
Dr rafique's place
Mobeen Mazhar
Kundol Lake - Swat Valley, Pakistan
Muhammad Yaseen
Kaie Banda By Mohammad Yaseen 03453345372
Muhammad Yaseen
Between Chamla And Mamla River By Mohammad Yaseen {03453345372}
Daniel Christaldi
Driftwood near Haywoods beach
Astrolabio Colombia
Buena Vista Quindío (Colombia) - Cafetal en Terraza de San Alberto
Sergej Esnault
The protestant Gustav Adolf Stave Church - Hahnenklee - Germany
imagemediagroup.org
Şeftali Bahçesi 1
kiyoharu takamura
雲見くじら館
Rami Saarikorpi
Northern lights
Julien Mordret
INDONESIA - Raja Ampat Islands - Pulau Gam, Hidden Bay
Pascal Moulin
Ruines de l’Église Saint-Germain à Barneville-Carteret
Marek Lomnicky
High Tatras - Maly Zavrat in Winter
Asset Imaging Photography
School in 1890
Majeed Panahee joo
Bayazeh Khor Biabanak Narenj Ghaleh Kavir Bayazeh Castel Iran Desert 06
kiyoharu takamura
kouchou-ji 1
Jan Koehn
Wallenstein Festival - Croatian camp
Jan Koehn
Deutschland Hamburg Fabrik Der Kuenste Hr Giger Tisch
Jan Koehn
Hospital demolition
Jan Koehn
Harbour Museum Oevelgoenne 2
Jan Koehn
Cherry blossom - Walberla - 2
Jan Koehn
Habor - Weisse Wiek
Jan Koehn
Heliport winter
Jan Koehn
Anstich 2011 - 2
Jan Koehn
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Jan Koehn
Playmobil Funpark - water playground
Jan Koehn
Es Pontas - 2
Jan Koehn
Deutschland bayern franken nuernberg zahnarztpraxis dr rehbehn
More About Afghanistan

Wikipedia:Afghanistan (Listeni /æfˈɡænɪstæn/; افغانستان afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked and mountainous country in south-central Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east, Iran in the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the north, and China in the far northeast. The territories now comprising Afghanistan have been an ancient focal point of the Silk Road and human migration. Archaeologists have found evidence of human habitation from as far back as 50,000 BCE.Urban civilization may have begun in the area as early as 3000 to 2000 BC.The country sits at an important geostrategic location which connects the Middle East with Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent, which has been home to various people through the ages.The land has witnessed military conquests since antiquity, including by Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, and many others. It has also served as a source from which many local dynasties, for example Greco-Bactrians, Kushans, Hephthalites, or Ghaznavids have established empires of their own.The political history of modern Afghanistan begins in the 18th century with the rise of the Pashtun tribes (known as Afghans in Persian language), when in 1709 the Hotaki dynasty rose to power in Kandahar and Ahmad Shah Durrani established the Durrani Empire in 1747.The capital of Afghanistan was shifted in 1776 from Kandahar to Kabul and part of its territory was ceded to neighboring empires by 1893. In the late 19th century, Afghanistan became a buffer state in the "Great Game" between the British and Russian empires.On August 19, 1919, following the third Anglo-Afghan war and the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi, the nation regained control over its foreign policy from the British.