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Al Katnah in the region of Bābil is a town in Iraq - some 63 mi (or 102 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Katnah is now 06:04 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nahiyat ar Rajibah, Karbala, Farhan al Jir, Baghdad, As Samawah or Al Katnah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos 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

48°C / 118 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 34°C / 94 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1017.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 27th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 39°C (103 °F)
Night: 23°C (73 °F)
Friday, 28th of September 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 38°C (101 °F)
Night: 23°C (73 °F)
Saturday, 29th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 32°C (89 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)

Videos

2003 Babylon Iraq Trip Video #1

09:44 min ( April 18, 2009 by chappycdl)
Views: 1,555 - Rating: 5/5

United States Army 352d Civil Affairs Command Public Health Team, US Army Special Operations Command History team, and the Padre. There is an hour of video in this visit to Babylon led by an Iraqi tou...

Grandes Civilizaciones: Mesopotamia

11:13 min ( July 17, 2008 by artehistoriacom)
Views: 449,857 - Rating: 4.69811/5

Www.artehistoria.com El Antiguo Oriente Medio y Mesopotamia conforman una vasta región y una de las cunas de la civilización. Es en esta extensa zona donde se produjo la transición fundamental desd...


ELDERONDA CON LOS MARINES EN IRAK 1ª PA...

11:53 min ( January 19, 2011 by pepe recena)
Views: 1,548 - Rating: 3/5

Army of shia iraq war resitance moudj...

05:05 min ( September 27, 2011 by enifuite)
Views: 5,456 - Rating: 0/5

Jaish mahdi clip video picture 2010/2011 fight


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Interesting facts about this location

Borsippa

Borsippa was an important ancient city of Sumer, built on both sides of a lake about 17.7 km southwest of Babylon on the east bank of the Euphrates. The site of Borsippa is in Babylon Province, Iraq and now called Birs Nimrud, the Arabs identifying the site with Nimrod.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.43, 44.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Babil Governorate, 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 32.43, 44.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 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 32.43, 44.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 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 32.43, 44.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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 32.43, 44.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 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