|8,500 ft (2,600 m)
Where is Ashkasham, Afghanistan?
Ashkasham, also spelled Ishkashim or Eshkashem, is a town located in the northeastern part of Afghanistan. It is situated in the Badakhshan Province, near the border with Tajikistan. The Panj River, which serves as a natural border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, runs near Ashkasham. The region is known for its scenic landscapes and is part of the larger historical and cultural region of Badakhshan.