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Al Harith Destination Guide

Touring Al Harith in Iraq.

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Al Harith in the region of Bābil is located in Iraq - some 67 mi (or 108 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Al Harith in Iraq

Time in Al Harith is now 10:57 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Khaykan ash Sharqi, Kazim al 'Amash, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah or Qaryat al Yasiniyah. Being here already, consider visiting Abd al Khulayyif, Nasir, Khalaf Hasan as Sayyad, Arab Bani Mansur, Husayn al Farhan and Al Ibrahimiyah. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 68 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1034.2 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

Wednesday, 17th of January 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)
Thursday, 18th of January 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Kish (Sumer)

Kish was an ancient city of Sumer in Mesopotamia, considered to have been located near the modern Tell al-Uhaymir in the Babil Governorate of Iraq, some 12 km east of Babylon and 80 km south of Baghdad.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.39, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Hillah

Hillah, also spelled Hilla or Al Hillah is a city in central Iraq on the Hilla branch of the Euphrates River, 100 km south of Baghdad. The population is estimated at 364,700 in 1998. It is the capital of Babylon Province and is located adjacent to the ancient city of Babylon, and close to the ancient cities of Borsippa and Kish.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.39, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Holy cities, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Etemenanki

Etemenanki was the name of a ziggurat dedicated to Marduk in the city of Babylon of the 6th century BCE Neo-Babylonian dynasty. Originally seven stories in height, little remains of it now except ruins.

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Located at 32.39, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Tower of Babel, Ziggurats

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one of the wonders that may have been purely legendary. They were purportedly built in the ancient city-state of Babylon, near present-day Al Hillah, Babil province, in Iraq. The Hanging Gardens were not the only World Wonder in Babylon; the city walls and obelisk attributed to Queen Semiramis were also featured in ancient lists of Wonders.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.39, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Destroyed landmarks, Fertile Crescent, Gardens in Iraq, Landscape design history, Nebuchadnezzar II, Terraced gardens

Ishtar Gate

The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city.

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Located at 32.39, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Antikensammlung Berlin, Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Nebuchadnezzar II, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East, Visitor attractions in Iraq