Juwayjah Destination Guide
Explore Juwayjah in Iraq.
Juwayjah in the region of Al Qādisīyah is a town in Iraq - some 112 mi (or 181 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.
Current time in Juwayjah is now 07:34 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sultan Al Zahim, Ad Dasim, Abd al 'Abbas al 'Awwad, Karbala, Ibrahim or Juwayjah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Az Ziyad, Tawqan, Sulayman az Zahir, Raml Sayyid Nur, Sayyid Idris and Nahiyat Ghammas. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Ghammas or Al Ghammas is a town in Al Qadisyah Governorate of Iraq. Its population in 2012 is 17,334.
Located at 31.72, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Battle of al-Qādisiyyah
The Battle of al-Qādisiyyah, fought in 636, was the decisive engagement between the Arab Muslim army and the Sassanid Persian army during the first period of Muslim expansion. It resulted in the Islamic conquest of Persia and was key to the conquest of Iraq. The battle also saw the alleged alliance of Emperor Yazdegerd III with Byzantine Emperor Heraclius, who married his granddaughter Manyanh to Yazdegerd as a symbol of alliance.
Located at 31.72, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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