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Al Kifl in the region of Bābil is a place in Iraq - some 77 mi (or 123 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Kifl is now 04:38 AM (Wednesday). 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: Shaykh Ukhayyir at Tarrad, Sha'lan, Sayyid Salih, Kazim al 'Amash, Karbala or Al Ibrahimiyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Musa al 'Umran as Sa'dun, Sayyid Ibrahim, Khan Sayyid Nur, Ishan 'Armizan, Hassun as Silawi and Imam as Sab'ah. 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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The Jews of kifil Movie

08:53 min ( May 24, 2010 by tsurshezaf)
Views: 745 - Rating: 5/5

Kifil is the birth place & the grave of Ezikael -the 2500 years old jewish prophet

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Interesting facts about this location

Al Kifl

Al Kifl is a town in southeastern Iraq on the Euphrates River, between Najaf and Al Hillah. The population in and near the town is about 15,000. Kifl is the location of a tomb claimed to be that of holy man Dhul-Kifl who is believed be the biblical prophet Ezekiel. A project to renovate the tomb and develop it as a tourist attraction has proven controversial.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.23, 44.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Dilbat

Dilbat (modern Tell ed-Duleim or Tell al-Deylam, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian minor city located southeast from Babylon on the eastern bank of the Western Euphrates in modern day Al-Qādisiyyah, Iraq. The ziggurat E-ibe-Anu, dedicated to the goddess Urash, was located in the center of the city and was mentioned in the Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Located at 32.23, 44.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Qadisiyyah Province, Sumerian cities

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.

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Located at 32.23, 44.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Babil Governorate, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Great Mosque of Kufa

The Great Mosque of Kufa, or Masjid al-Kūfa,or Masjid-al-Azam located in Kūfa, Iraq, is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. The mosque, built in the 7th century, contains the remains of Muslim ibn ‘Aqīl - first cousin of Husayn ibn ‘Alī, his companion Hānī ibn ‘Urwa, and the revolutionary Mukhtār al-Thaqafī.

More reading: Great Mosque of Kufa homepage
Located at 32.23, 44.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:7th-century mosques, Arabic architecture, Islamic architecture, Islamic holy places, Kufa, Mausoleums in Iraq, Mosques in Iraq, Muhammad family, Shia Islam in Iraq, Shia mosques, Shrines, Twelvers, Visitor attractions in Iraq, Ziyarat

Kufa

Kufa is a city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres northeast of Najaf. It is located on the banks of the Euphrates River. The estimated population in 2003 was 110,000. Along with Samarra, Karbala, Kadhimiya and Najaf, Kufa is one of five Iraqi cities that are of great importance to Shia Muslims. The city was the final capital of ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, and was founded within the first hundred years of the 622 Hijra.

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Located at 32.23, 44.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Amṣar, Capitals of caliphates, Kufa