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Albu Khamis Destination Guide

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Albu Khamis in the region of Bābil is a place in Iraq - some 80 mi (or 128 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Albu Khamis in Iraq

Current time in Albu Khamis is now 10:49 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: Abbud al 'Ubays, Khaykan ash Sharqi, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah or Ali as Salman. Since you are here already, make sure to check out As Sayyid Shallal, Ash Shumali, Amhali ash Shabanah and Hajj 'Ali. 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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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.

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Located at 32.26, 44.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Qadisiyyah Province, Sumerian cities