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Nahiyat Ghammas Destination Guide

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Nahiyat Ghammas in the region of Al Qādisīyah with it's 30,909 residents is a city in Iraq - some 111 mi (or 179 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Nahiyat Ghammas is now 07:38 AM (Wednesday). 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: Az Ziyad, Abd al 'Abbas al 'Awwad, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah or An Nakarah. While being here, make sure to check out Tawqan, Sulayman az Zahir, Qal'at 'Ali al 'Umaysh, Tall Mundhir, Majla Al Hanin and Husayn Al Bazuk as well. 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.

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Located at 31.74, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Qadisiyyah Province

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.

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Located at 31.74, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:636, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Battles involving the Sassanid Empire, Fertile Crescent, History of Islam, Muslim conquest of Persia