Ash Shahin Destination Guide
Explore Ash Shahin in Iraq.
Ash Shahin in the region of Al Başrah is located in Iraq - some 241 mi (or 388 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.
Time in Ash Shahin is now 10:53 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Umm Jayr, Ramlah, Milhah, Khamisah, Karbala or Nahiyat Bahar. Since you are here already, consider visiting Talhah, Silk al 'Atiyah, Shamli, Shalhat al Hasan, Shahbaziyah and Al Muzayra'ah. We also found some pictures.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1015.2 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky|
|General Conditions||Scattered clouds|
Thursday, 21st of March 2019Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Friday, 22nd of March 2019Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 15°C (59 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of March 2019Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Day: 21°C (69 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
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Interesting facts about this location
Majnoon Island is an island in southern Iraq near Al-Qurnah that is a center for oil production of the Majnoon Oilfield. The area was built out of sand dunes and mud to create pathways for oil pipelines. Before the Gulf War, roughly a sixth of Iraq's oil reserves, some 7 million barrels, passed through this island. Production quickly recovered after the site was a center of fighting in the Iran-Iraq War, particularly Operation Kheibar in 1984.
Located at 30.99, 47.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Spasinu Charax /spæsɨnuː tʃæræks/, or Charax Spasinu, Charax Pasinu, Charax Spasinou, Alexandria, and Antiochia in Susiana was an ancient port at the head of the Persian Gulf, and the capital of the ancient kingdom of Characene.
Located at 30.99, 47.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Majnoon oil field
Majnoon oil field is a super-giant oil field located 60 km from Basra, Basra Governorate in southern Iraq. Majnoon is one of the richest oil fields in the world with an estimated 23-25 billion and proven reserves of 12.6 billion of barrels of oil in place. The field was named Majnoon which means crazy in Arabic in reference to excessive amount of oil in a dense area.
Located at 30.99, 47.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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