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Qaryat al 'Amiriyah in the region of Anbar is a place located in Iraq - some 30 mi (or 48 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qaryat al 'Amiriyah is now 03:06 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Shaykh Dir' al Muhammad, Sadr al Yusufiyah, Qal'at as Sadah, Qaryat Muhayrijah, Karbala or Urkub ad Duwwar. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Interesting facts about this location

Fallujah

For other meanings see Fallujah (disambiguation). Fallujah is a city in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, located roughly 69 kilometers west of Baghdad on the Euphrates. Fallujah dates from Babylonian times and was host to important Jewish academies for many centuries. The city grew from a small town in 1947 to a population of 326,471 inhabitants in 2010. Within Iraq, it is known as the "city of mosques" for the more than 200 mosques found in the city and surrounding villages.

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Located at 33.2, 43.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fallujah, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Anbar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Akkadian Empire

The Akkadian Empire /əˈkeɪdiən/ was an empire centered in the city of Akkad /ˈækæd/ and its surrounding region in ancient Mesopotamia which united all the indigenous Akkadian speaking Semites and the Sumerian speakers under one rule. During the 3rd millennium BC, there developed a very intimate cultural symbiosis between the Sumerians and the Semitic Akkadians, which included widespread bilingualism.

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Located at 33.2, 43.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Akkadian Empire, Ancient Near East, Ancient history of Iraq, Archaeology of Iraq, Assyrian geography, Fertile Crescent

Battle of Cunaxa

The Battle of Cunaxa was fought in 401 BC between Cyrus the Younger and his elder brother Arsaces, who had inherited the Persian throne as Artaxerxes II in 404 BC. The great battle of the revolt of Cyrus took place 70 km north of Babylon, at Cunaxa, on the left bank of the Euphrates River. The main source is a Greek eyewitness and soldier, Xenophon.

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Located at 33.2, 43.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

Geography of Iraq

The geography of Iraq is diverse and falls into four main regions: the desert (west of the Euphrates), Upper Mesopotamia (between the upper Tigris and Euphrates rivers), the northern highlands of Iraqi Kurdistan, and Lower Mesopotamia, the alluvial plain extending from around Tikrit to the Persian Gulf.

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Located at 33.2, 43.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Fertile Crescent, Geography of Iraq

Anbar (town)

Anbar (الأنبار) was a town in Iraq, at lat. 33 deg. 22' N. , long. 43 deg. 49' E, on the east bank of the Euphrates, just south of the Nahr 'Isa, or Sakhlawieh canal, the northernmost of the canals connecting that river with the Tigris.

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Located at 33.2, 43.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Anbar Province