Sekhamir Kalay

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Sekhamir Kalay
سخامیر کلای
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Sekhamir Kalay
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Coordinates: 33°17′15″N69°54′45″E / 33.28750°N 69.91250°E / 33.28750; 69.91250 Coordinates: 33°17′15″N69°54′45″E / 33.28750°N 69.91250°E / 33.28750; 69.91250
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Khost Province
District Gurbuz District
Elevation 1,207 m (3,960 ft)
Time zone UTC+4:30

Sekhamir Kalay is a village and the center of Gurbuz District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located at 33°17′15″N69°54′45″E / 33.2875°N 69.9125°E / 33.2875; 69.9125 at 1,207 m altitude in the northwestern part of the district.

Gurbuz District is situated in the southern part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Tani District to the west, Mando Zayi and Khost districts to the north and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is 23,200 (2006). The district center is the village of Sekhamir Kalay situated in the northwestern part of the district. It is inhabited by Gurbuz, a Wazir subtribe.

Khost Province Province in Afghanistan

Khost is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern part of the country. To the east, Khost Province is bordered by Waziristan and Kurram in Pakistan. Khost Province used to be part of Paktia Province in the past, and the larger region surrounding Khost is still called Loya Paktia. The city of Khost serves as the capital of Khost province. The population of the province is around 546,800, which is mostly a tribal society. Khost Airport serves the province for domestic flights to Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

Afghanistan A landlocked south-central Asian country

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South and Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Its territory covers 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range, which experiences very cold winters. The north consists of fertile plains, whilst the south-west consists of deserts where temperatures can get very hot in summers. Kabul serves as the capital and its largest city.

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