Shinkot

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Shinkot
Shinkot is located in Afghanistan
Shinkot
Shinkot
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.69083°N 64.85639°E / 33.69083; 64.85639Coordinates: 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.69083°N 64.85639°E / 33.69083; 64.85639
Country  Afghanistan
Province Ghor Province
District Pasaband District
Elevation 8,419 ft (2,566 m)
Time zone UTC+4:30

Shinkot (Pashto: شين کوټ‎) (also Pasaband) is a town and the center of Pasaband District, in the southern part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. It is located in the western part of the district at 33°41′27″N 64°51′23″E / 33.6908°N 64.8564°E / 33.6908; 64.8564 at 2,566 m altitude, and is close to the border with Helmand Province.