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Sulayman az Zahir Destination Guide

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Sulayman az Zahir in the region of Al Qādisīyah is a town located in Iraq - some 108 mi (or 174 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Sulayman az Zahir is now 11:15 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Az Ziyad, Tawqan, Abd al 'Abbas al 'Awwad, Karbala, Baghdad or Al Karnah. When in this area, you might want to check out Sulayman az Zahir, Sayyid 'Adhari, Qal'at 'Ali al 'Umaysh, Al Kharm, Nahiyat Ghammas and Suq Sha'lan as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Ghammas

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 31.78, 44.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Qadisiyyah Province

Shamia

Al Shamia is a town in Al Qadisyah Governorate of Iraq Shamia is also the name of a ferry in Bangladesh that sunk in Meghna River with around 600 people dead in the worst ferry disaster of the country. Shamia is the Arabic word for Popcorn.

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Located at 31.78, 44.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 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 31.78, 44.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:636, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Battles involving the Sassanid Empire, Fertile Crescent, History of Islam, Muslim conquest of Persia

Al Najaf International Airport

Al Najaf International Airport is the airport serving Najaf, Iraq, and is located on the eastern side of the city. Formerly a military airbase, the facility consists of one asphalt runway 3,000 metres long and 70 metres wide. The airport is expanding to provide four departure gates, two arrival gates, immigration and passenger services.

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Located at 31.78, 44.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iraq, Najaf