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Abbas al Battan Destination Guide

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Abbas al Battan in the region of Bābil is a place in Iraq - some 77 mi (or 124 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Abbas al Battan

Current time in Abbas al Battan is now 09:41 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: As Sayyid Shallal, Sa'd al Hajjiyah, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah or Qaryat ad Dur. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ritan Al Agha, As Sayyid Hani, Ash Shumali, Al Jaharis, Dur 'Utab and Qaryat al 'Alawiyah. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1037.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 16th of December 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Monday, 17th of December 2018
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)

Videos

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NEWTON: Iraq Tour 2005 & 2006. American heroes. I shot this footage while visiting the troops in Sept & Oct. I served with the 11th ACR in Vietnam 68-69. DVD Documentary available at www.blackhorsepro...

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Interesting facts about this location

Abu Salabikh

The low tells at Abu Salabikh, around 12 miles northwest of the site of ancient Nippur in Al-Qādisiyyah province, Iraq mark the site of a small Sumerian city of the mid third millennium BCE, with cultural connections to the cities of Kish, Mari and Ebla. Its contemporary name is uncertain: perhaps this was Eresh. Kesh has also been suggested. The Euphrates was the city's highway and lifeline; when it shifted its old bed, in the middle third millennium BCE, the city dwindled away.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.34, 44.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Qadisiyyah Province, Sumerian cities