Central address: کاکړ سړک Kakar St, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Time Zone: Asia/Kabul
Latitude: 31° 37' 43.9356'' N
Longitude: 65° 44' 13.83'' E
Kandahār (/ˈkændəˌhɑːr/) or Qandahār (Pashto: کندهار; Dari: قندهار; known in older literature as Candahar) is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 557,118. Formerly called Alexandria Arachosia, the city is named after Alexander the Great, who founded it in 329 BC around an ancient Arachosian town. Kandahar is located in the south of the country on the Arghandab River, at an elevation of 1,010 m (3,310 ft). It is the capital of Kandahar Province, and also the center of the larger cultural region called Loy Kandahar. In 1709, Mirwais Hotak made the region an independent kingdom and turned Kandahar into the capital of the Hotak dynasty. In 1747, Ahmad Shah Durrani, founder of the Durrani dynasty, made Kandahar the capital of the Afghan Empire.
The latitude of Kandahār is 31.628871, and the longitude is 65.737175. Kandahār is a city is located at Afghanistan with the gps coordinates of 31° 37' 43.9356'' N and 65° 44' 13.83'' E. The elevation of Kandahār is 1014.353, the time zone is Asia/Kabul.
|Elevation||1014.353||DMS Lat||31° 37' 43.9356'' N|
|DMS Lng||65° 44' 13.83'' E||GeoHASH||tmwezvu7e0ykt|
|UTM Zone||41R||UTM Easting||759621.076876347|
|UTM Northing||3502553.56905678||Time Zone||Asia/Kabul|