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Al Mishkhab Destination Guide

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Al Mishkhab in the region of An Najaf with it's 23,189 habitants is a town located in Iraq - some 106 mi (or 171 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Mishkhab is now 04:47 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, Abd al 'Abbas al 'Awwad, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah or Al Wariyah. When in this area, you might want to check out Raml Sayyid Nur, Sayyid Muhammad, Sayyid 'Adhari, Sayyid 'Abd Allah, Al Karat and Al Mishkhab as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.8, 44.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Qadisiyyah Province

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.

More reading: Al Najaf International Airport homepage
Located at 31.8, 44.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iraq, Najaf

Najaf

Najaf is a city in Iraq about 160 km (roughly 100 miles) south of Baghdad. Its estimated population in 2008 is 560,000 people. It is the capital of Najaf Governorate. It is widely considered the third holiest city of Shi'a Islam and the center of Shia political power in Iraq.

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Located at 31.8, 44.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:791 establishments, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Najaf, Populated places established in the 8th century, Shia holy cities

An-Najaf Stadium

An Najaf Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Najaf, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Najaf football club. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

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Located at 31.8, 44.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

Battle of Najaf (2004)

The Battle of Najaf was fought between United States and Iraqi forces on one side and the Islamist Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr on the other in the Iraqi city of Najaf in August 2004.

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Located at 31.8, 44.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:2004 in Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War in 2004, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Conflicts in 2004, Najaf, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War, Urban warfare