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Not to be confused with Lashgargah, Kermanshah a village in Iran.

Lashkargah is the capital of Helmand Province, South Afghanistan in Afghanistan.


Get in[edit]

  • Bost Airport
  • Lashkargah is linked by major roads with Kandahar to the east, Zaranj on the border with Iran to the west, and Farah and Herat to the north-west.

Get around[edit]


The Lashkargah Mosque is the main mosque in the city.
  • Alawy Mosque
  • Bibi Fathima Mosque
  • Lashkargah Mosque. Lashkar Gah Mosque (Q2029851) on Wikidata Lashkargah Mosque on Wikipedia
  • The great fortress of Bost, Qala-e-Bost, remains an impressive ruin. It is located near the convergence of the Helmand and Arghandab Rivers, a half-hour's drive south of Lashkargah. Qala-e-Bost is famous for its decorative arch, which appears on the 100 Afghani note (Afghan currency).






Stay safe[edit]

See the warnings in the Afghanistan and South Afghanistan articles.

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