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Arab al Jubur Destination Guide

Explore Arab al Jubur in Iraq.

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Arab al Jubur in the region of Bābil is a place in Iraq - some 58 mi (or 93 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Arab al Jubur is now 09:29 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: Shaykh Muhammad Bayk, Karbala, Baqubah, Baghdad, As Samawah or Al Ibrahimiyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mundhir al 'Azzah, As Sayyid Sha'lan, As Sayyid Rida, Abd al Husayn al Bilaw, Jasim Kazim and Muhammad al Majah. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1037.6 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

Sunday, 16th of December 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Monday, 17th of December 2018
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (54 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °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.

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Located at 32.53, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

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.

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Located at 32.53, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Destroyed landmarks, Fertile Crescent, Gardens in Iraq, Landscape design history, Nebuchadnezzar II, Terraced gardens

2005 Al Hillah bombing

The Al Hillah bombing killed 127 people, chiefly men lining up to join the Iraqi police forces, at the recruiting centre on February 28, 2005 in Al Hillah, Iraq. The bombing caused a worsening of Iraqi-Jordanian diplomatic relations after it was learnt that suicide bomber, Raed Mansour al-Banna, had come from Jordan. Banna's family in Jordan gave him a heroic funeral, angering many Iraqi Shia.

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Located at 32.53, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Attacks on marketplaces in Iraq, Foreign relations of Iraq, Foreign relations of Jordan, Iraq–Jordan relations, Mass murder in 2005, Suicide car and truck bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2005

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.

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Located at 32.53, 44.64 (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

Jemdet Nasr period

The Jemdet Nasr period is an archaeological culture in southern Mesopotamia that is generally dated to 3100–2900 BCE. It is named after the type-site Jemdet Nasr, where the assemblage typical for this period was first recognized. Its geographical distribution is limited to south–central Iraq. The culture of the proto-historical Jemdet Nasr period is a local development out of the preceding Uruk period and continues into the Early Dynastic I period.

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Located at 32.53, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Clay tablets, Mesopotamia