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Al Qa'im Destination Guide

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Al Qa'im in the region of Anbar is a place in Iraq - some 199 mi (or 320 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Qa'im is now 03:58 PM (Tuesday). 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: Karbala, Baghdad, Rummanah, Ar Ribut, Al 'Ushsh or Baylukah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Turayjiyah, Sa'dah, Mish'al, Khutaylah, Dughaymah and Shih Ibrahim. 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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362nd EN CO 1st PLT Iraq

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Deployment video The song I meant to use was "The Chauffeur" by the Deftones, but youtube wouldn't allow it. So if you want to see it the way i made it, start the video then start the song

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Interesting facts about this location

Al-Qa'im (town)

Al-Qa'im is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates River in Al-Anbar province, close to the Syrian border. Pre-war history Al-Qa'im was reportedly the site of Iraq's refined Uranium ore production from 1984 through 1990. The "Chemical Fertilizer Complex," as this was called, was originally built by Belgian contractors in January 1976, and by 1982 it was processing Phosphate from the nearby Akashat mine.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.37, 41.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Anbar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River


Al-Karābilah or Krabilah as it is sometimes called, is a town in Iraq, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34|23|1|N|41|1|51|E| | |name= }} near the Syrian border in an area of high ground. During the Gulf War, the area was hit by coalition bombers due to it being near nuclear facilities at Al Qaim. In April 2004 Jason Dunham, while on patrol with his Marine unit in the town, threw himself on a grenade to prevent it from injuring his fellow Marines, resulting in his death.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.37, 41.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Anbar Province