Wakhan

Tegermansu PassWakhan MountainsPamir-e WakhanVakhanWakhan RangeWakhān
Wakhan or "the Wakhan" (also spelt Vakhan; Persian and واخان, Vâxân and Wāxān respectively; Вахон, Vaxon) is a rugged, mountainous part of the Pamir, Hindu Kush and Karakoram regions of Afghanistan.wikipedia
139 Related Articles

Peshawar

Peshawar, PakistanPeshwarPurushapura
They requested 5,000 visas from the United States Consulate in Peshawar for resettlement in Alaska (a region that shares a similar climate and temperature with the Wakhan Corridor).

Alaska

CityAKAlaskan
They requested 5,000 visas from the United States Consulate in Peshawar for resettlement in Alaska (a region that shares a similar climate and temperature with the Wakhan Corridor).

Turkey

TurkishRepublic of TurkeyTUR
Turkey which was under the military coup rule of General Kenan Evren, stepped in, and resettled the entire group in the Lake Van region of Turkey in 1982. Nearly 1,100 of these were accepted by Turkey to settle in Ulupamir (or “Great Pamir” in Kyrgyz), their resettlement village in Van Province.

Kenan Evren

General EvrenGeneral Kenan EvrenPresident Evren
Turkey which was under the military coup rule of General Kenan Evren, stepped in, and resettled the entire group in the Lake Van region of Turkey in 1982.

Lake Van

VanVan LakeLakes Van
Turkey which was under the military coup rule of General Kenan Evren, stepped in, and resettled the entire group in the Lake Van region of Turkey in 1982.

Erciş

ArjeshArjishArchesh
The village of Ulupamir (or “Great Pamir” in Kyrgyz) in Erciş on Lake Van was given to these, where more than 5,000 of them still reside today.

Van Province

Vaneastern Turkish provinceProvince of Van
Nearly 1,100 of these were accepted by Turkey to settle in Ulupamir (or “Great Pamir” in Kyrgyz), their resettlement village in Van Province.

Soviet–Afghan War

Soviet invasion of AfghanistanSoviet invasionSoviet-Afghan War
When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in December 1979, they occupied the Wakhan and built strong military posts at Sarhad-e Broghil and elsewhere.

John Simpson (journalist)

John Simpson
BBC correspondent John Simpson has recommended the area as a place to take a wonderful, and relatively safe, holiday.

Kate Humble

Kate Humble, a BBC television presenter, reports that the area is beautiful and the people friendly.

Jon Krakauer

Krakauer, JonKrakauerKrakauer, Jon.
The factual accuracy of this account is strongly disputed in Jon Krakauer's ebook Three Cups of Deceit.

Three Cups of Deceit

The factual accuracy of this account is strongly disputed in Jon Krakauer's ebook Three Cups of Deceit.

Langar, Badakhshan

Langar
Langar is a village in the Wakhan District, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.

Valleys of Afghanistan

Valley
The southeastern areas are wetter and are covered by forest with trees such as cypress, Archh, Nshtr, oak, poplar, pine etc. The valleys of the Pamir mountains in Wakhan in the north have cold weather during winter.

Wakhan (disambiguation)

Wakhan, is a very mountainous and rugged part of the Pamir and Karakoram regions of Afghanistan.

Tashkurgan

Tashkurgan TownSarikol kingdomTaxkorgan Town
Major caravan routes converged here leading to Kashgar in the north, Yecheng to the east, Badakhshan and Wakhan to the west, and Chitral and Hunza to the southwest (modern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan).

Vrang

Vrang is a village located in the Wakhan region of Tajikistan.

Ishkashim Important Bird Area

It encompasses a part of the southern slopes of the Shohdaras, the upper Vakhan valley, and the floodplain of the Panj River 10 km downstream from the confluence of the Pamir and Vahandara Rivers.

Rokowt

Rokowt is a village in the Wakhan, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.

Wukong (monk)

WukongWukon
From Kashgar (Sulei) they crossed the Pamir mountains (Congshan, literally, 'Onion Mountains') to Shighnan ('the kingdom of the five Chini'), on to Wakhan (Humi) and Yasin (Juwei), then through two small unidentified states (Helan and Lansuo) to Gilgit (Yehe) and then Uddiyana in the Swat valley (Wuzhangna or Wuchang) through two more unidentified kingdoms and the unidentified "Indus city" (Sindu) near the Indus River (Sindu).

Patukh

Patukh is a village in the Wakhan, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.

Qala Wust

Qala Wust (name variants: Kala Wust, Ūst, Qal‘ah-ye Ūst (BGN standard), Qal‘a-i-Ūst, Qala Ust, Qala Yost, Qal‘eh-ye Vost ) is a mountain village in the Wakhan region of the Badakhshan Province, north-eastern Afghanistan.

Han dynasty

Eastern Han dynastyHanWestern Han dynasty
c. 90–c. 100 AD) for a marriage alliance with the Han was rejected in AD 90, he sent his forces to Wakhan (Afghanistan) to attack Ban Chao.