Darunta

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Darunta
درونټه
Darunta درونټه is located in Afghanistan
Darunta درونټه
Darunta
درونټه
Location in Afghanistan
Darunta درونټه is located in Gandhara
Darunta درونټه
Darunta
درونټه
Darunta
درونټه (Gandhara)
Coordinates: 34°28′43″N 70°21′44″E / 34.47861°N 70.36222°E / 34.47861; 70.36222[1]
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceNangarhar Province
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Darūnṭa (Pashto: درونټه‎) (or Khayrow Khel), also spelled Daruntah or Derunta, is a village in Jalalabad District of Nangarhar province. It is located next to Jalalabad city on route AO1 in Afghanistan.

Numerous remains of stupas from the 1st century BCE- 1st century CE, can be found around Darunta, such as in Bimaran.

It gave its name to the Darunta training camp located north of the village, across the Darunta Dam.

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References

  1. ^ Daruntah can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3373406" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".
  2. ^ Salomon, Richard (2005). A New Inscription dated in the "Yona" (Greek) Era of 186/5 B.C. Brepols. pp. 359–400. ISBN 978-2-503-51681-3.