Badriyah Destination Guide
Delve into Badriyah in Iraq!
Badriyah in the region of Al Başrah is located in Iraq - some 230 mi (or 371 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.
Current time in Badriyah is now 09:48 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Umm ash Shuwayj, Turabah, Salih, Ramlah, Khamisah or Nahiyat 'Atbah. While being here, make sure to check out As Sayyah, Sab'ah, Qal'ah, Al Ma'bar, Hasaur and Al Janabah as well. We also found some pictures.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Evening Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Night Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1032 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 22nd of February 2017Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of February 2017Broken clouds, light breeze.
Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)
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Interesting facts about this location
The Central or Qurna Marshes were a large complex of wetlands in Iraq that were part of the Tigris-Euphrates river system, along with the Hawizeh and Hammar Marshes. Formerly covering an area of around 3000 square kilometres, they were almost completely drained following the 1991 uprisings in Iraq and have in recent years been reflooded.
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly covering an area of around 20,000 km, the main sub-marshes, the Hawizeh, Central, and Hammar Marshes and all three were drained at different times for different reasons.
The Mesopotamian Marshes or Iraqi Marshes are a wetland area located in southern Iraq and partially in southwestern Iran. Historically the marshlands, mainly composed of the separate but adjacent Central, Hawizeh and Hammar Marshes, used to be the largest wetland ecosystem of Western Eurasia. It is a rare aquatic landscape in the desert, providing habitat for the Marsh Arabs and important populations of wildlife.
Lake Hammar is a saline lake in southeastern part of Iraq within the Hammar Marshes. It has an area of 600-1,350 km². Water level in the lake fluctuates, with maximum depths varying from 1.8 metres (winter) to 3.0 metres (spring). The lake is an important wetland site for birds. The native inhabitants are Marsh Arabs, some of whom occupy villages on artificial, floating islands.
Located at 30.97, 47.17 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
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