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Arab 'Abd Zayd Destination Guide

Touring Arab 'Abd Zayd in Iraq.

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Arab 'Abd Zayd in the region of Bābil is located in Iraq - some 57 mi (or 92 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Arab 'Abd Zayd is now 12:26 PM (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: Karbala, Baqubah, Baghdad, Ramadi, Qaryat 'Annan or Arab al Wardiyah. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. 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

47°C / 116 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Evening Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 24%
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 26th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 40°C (103 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Thursday, 27th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 40°C (104 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Friday, 28th of September 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 35°C (95 °F)
Night: 29°C (83 °F)

Videos

2003 Babylon Iraq Trip Video #2

08:28 min ( April 20, 2009 by chappycdl)
Views: 1,209 - 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...

2003 Babylon Iraq Trip Video #5 Outdoor ...

08:32 min ( April 21, 2009 by chappycdl)
Views: 1,088 - Rating: 4.75/5

The trip back to Baghdad and a local market experience United States Army 352d Civil Affairs Command Public Health Team, US Army Special Operations Command History team, and the Padre. There is an hou...


2003 Babylon Iraq Trip Video #4

09:51 min ( April 21, 2009 by chappycdl)
Views: 702 - Rating: 4.75/5

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...

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

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


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Interesting facts about this location

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 32.51, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Destroyed landmarks, Fertile Crescent, Gardens in Iraq, Landscape design history, Nebuchadnezzar II, Terraced gardens

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 32.51, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Holy cities, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Esagila

The Ésagila, a Sumerian name signifying "É (temple) whose top is lofty", was a temple dedicated to Marduk, the protector god of Babylon. It lay south of the ziggurat Etemenanki. In this temple was the cult image inhabited by Marduk, surrounded by cult images of the cities that had fallen under the hegemony of the Babylonian Empire from the 18th century BC; there was also a little lake which was named Abzu by the Babylonian priests.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.51, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Near East temples, Babylonia

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 32.51, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.51, 44.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Tower of Babel, Ziggurats

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