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Arab 'Alwan Destination Guide

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Arab 'Alwan in the region of Bābil is a place in Iraq - some 77 mi (or 125 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Arab 'Alwan in Iraq

Current time in Arab 'Alwan is now 10:06 PM (Tuesday). 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: Kazim al 'Amash, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah, Askar or Al Ibrahimiyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Naqibat ash Shukr, Murad al Khalil, Muhammad as Sultan, Muhammad al Hasan, Kullab al Mahna and Sayyid 'Abd Allah. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

20°C / 68 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 67%
Air Pressure 1034.2 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

Wednesday, 17th of January 2018
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)
Thursday, 18th of January 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.23, 44.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Qadisiyyah Province, Sumerian cities

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, 44.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

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, 44.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.23, 44.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Amṣar, Capitals of caliphates, Kufa

Quote of the moment

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.

Moslih Eddin Saadi