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Abu Tugharah Destination Guide

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Abu Tugharah in the region of Anbar is a place in Iraq - some 131 mi (or 211 km) North-West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Abu Tugharah is now 05:05 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Shahimah, Sawari, Saryafah, Mirjalan or Qaryat Abu Tanjarah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wasitah, Suwaynakh, Sulaymaniyah, Jazirat Susah, Jadidah and Qaryat al Huwayjah. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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00:13 min ( February 28, 2009 by barrydjr)
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Short clip of a really bad sand storm at Al Asad Iraq. This was in the middle of the day and blew in quick

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Interesting facts about this location

Haditha Dam

The Haditha Dam or Qadisiya Dam is an earth-fill dam on the Euphrates, north of Haditha, creating Lake Qadisiyah. The dam is just over 9 kilometres long and 57 metres high. The purpose of the dam is to generate hydroelectricity, regulate the flow of the Euphrates and provide water for irrigation. It is the second-largest hydroelectric contributor to the power system in Iraq behind the Mosul Dam.

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Located at 34.2, 42.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Al Anbar Governorate, Dams completed in 1987, Dams in Iraq, Earth-filled dams, Euphrates, Hydroelectric power stations in Iraq, Iraq–Soviet Union relations

Haditha killings

The Haditha killings (also called the Haditha incident or the Haditha massacre) refers to the incident in which 24 unarmed Iraqi men, women and children were killed by a group of United States Marines on November 19, 2005 in Haditha, a city in the western Iraqi province of Al Anbar. All those killed were civilians. The dead included several children and elderly people, who were shot multiple times at close range while unarmed.

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Located at 34.2, 42.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Iraq War in 2005, Civilian casualties in the Iraq War, Iraq War, Iraq–United States relations, Mass murder in 2005, Massacres in Iraq, Occupation of Iraq, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War, United States military scandals

Haditha

Haditha (حديثة, al-Haditha) is a city in the western Iraqi Al Anbar Governorate, about 240 km northwest of Baghdad. It is a farming town situated on the Euphrates River at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|08|23|N|42|22|41|E|type:city(90,000)_region:IQ | |name= }}. Its population of around 100,000 people is predominantly Sunni Muslim Arabs.

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Located at 34.2, 42.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Anbar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Haqlaniyah

Al-Haqlaniyah is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates River in Al-Anbar province.

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Located at 34.2, 42.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Anbar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Lake Qadisiyah

A man-made reservoir in Al-Anbar, Iraq, Lake Qadisiyah sits on the north side of the Haditha Dam. Qadisiyah was formed by the damming of the Euphrates River above Haditha, Iraq. It has 100 kilometres of shoreline and provides irrigation water for nearby cultivated fields. On December 3, 2006 it was the site of an emergency landing by an American forces CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing that resulted in the drowning deaths of four out of its sixteen passengers.

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Located at 34.2, 42.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Lakes of Iraq, Reservoirs in Iraq