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Al Khawwam Destination Guide

Delve into Al Khawwam in Iraq!

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Al Khawwam in the region of Al Muthanná is located in Iraq - some 134 mi (or 216 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Al Khawwam is now 04:13 AM (Thursday). 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: Sultan al Wali, Shuwayt, Shahir, Muhsin Abu Tabikh, Karbala or Sayyid 'Abd Allah. While being here, make sure to check out Tashash an Naba'ish, Shakir al Husayn, Al Ishan, Ni'mah Bin Hamud, Arab ad Dabush and Ar Rumaythah as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Al Rumaythah

The Battle of Al Rumaythah (26 September 2006) was fought during the morning in the Iraqi town of Al Rumaythah in Al Muthanna province between Australian forces of the Overwatch Battle Group (West) and unidentified Iraqi insurgents. The Australians had entered the town to hold discussions at the Iraqi Army barracks when they were engaged by a large number of insurgents in an intense exchange of fire during which a number of insurgents were killed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.53, 45.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War in 2006, Battles of the Iraq War involving Australia, Conflicts in 2006, Iraqi insurgency

As Samawah Stadium

As Samawah Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Samawah, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Samawa FC. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.53, 45.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

Al-Muthana University

Al Muthanna University is an Iraqi university located in Samawah, Al Muthanna Province, Iraq. It was established in 2007.

More reading: Al-Muthana University homepage
Located at 31.53, 45.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2007, Universities in Iraq

Independent High Electoral Commission

The Independent High Electoral Commission is Iraq's electoral commission. The electoral commission is headed by a nine member board. Seven of those members are voting and must be Iraqi citizens. The other two members are the Chief Electoral Officer and an outside expert appointed by the United Nations.

More reading: Independent High Electoral Commission homepage
Located at 31.53, 45.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Election commissions, Government of Iraq, Politics of Iraq


Samawah or As Samawah is a city in Iraq, 280 kilometres (174 mi) southeast of Baghdad. The city of Samawah is the modern capital of the Al Muthanna Governorate. The city is located midway between Baghdad and Basra, at the northern edge of the governorate. The province was established in 1975; prior to that date it was a unified province along with Qadissiya (Diwaniya) and Najaf.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.53, 45.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Muthanna Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River