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Qaryat al Bahbahani in the region of Bābil is a town located in Iraq - some 38 mi (or 61 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Qaryat al Bahbahani in Iraq

Local time in Qaryat al Bahbahani is now 06:32 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nahiyat Saddat al Hindiyah, Muhammad, Nahiyat al Husayniyah, Karbala, Ibrahim al Muhammad or Qaryat al Mutaqa'idin. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clip posted online. 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

22°C / 71 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1015.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Thursday, 23rd of February 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 16°C (62 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017
Clear sky, gentle breeze.
Clear sky Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 5°C (42 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

2005 Musayyib bombing

The 2005 Musayyib bombing was a suicide attack on a marketplace in Musayyib, Iraq, a town 35 miles south of Baghdad on July 16, 2005. The attacker had detonated his explosive belt in a crowded marketplace, where hundreds of people had come to shop and mingle after the day's stifling heat subsided.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.81, 44.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Attacks on marketplaces in Iraq, Mass murder in 2005, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2005

Musayyib

Musayyib is a city in the Babil Province, Iraq. As of 2003, its population is 279,939. Musayyib sits on both the east and west banks of the Euphrates River, which splits into the Hindiya and Hilla branches just south of the city. Musayyib's municipal government has heavy representation from the Office of the Martyr Sadr, the political wing of Moqtada Sadr's Militia. There is a small minority representation by the Badr Corps as well.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.81, 44.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Hindiya Barrage

The Hindiya Barrage is located on the Euphrates south of the town of Musayyib in Babil Governorate, Iraq. It was designed by British civil engineer William Willcocks in response to the silting up of the Hillah branch of the Euphrates. Construction of the dam, with a length of over 250 metres, lasted between 1911 and 1913. Between 1984 and 1989, a new dam was built several kilometres upstream as a replacement for the Hindiya Barrage.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.81, 44.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Babil Governorate, Dams completed in 1913, Dams in Iraq, Euphrates

Saddat al Hindiyah

Saddat al Hindiyah is a city on the Euphrates River in Iraq. It is located just south of Musayyib and 80 km south of Baghdad. In October 2003, the US Army initiated rehabilitation of roads and swamp areas in the Nasir neighborhood of Sadat al Hindiyah, to improve residents’ access to social and economic networks by draining swamps and paving major roads. http://www. usaid. gov/iraq/updates/jan04/iraq_fs15_012004. pdf Both the modern and old Hindiya Barrages are located near this town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.81, 44.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Iskandariya

Al-Iskandariya or Alexandria (الإسكندرية, also given as Iskandariyah, Iskanderiyah, Iskanderiya, Iskanderiyeh or Sikandariyeh or Al Askandariyah) is an ancient city in central Iraq, one of a number of towns in the Near East named after Alexander the Great. It is largely populated by Shia and Sunni Muslims, and is located about 25 miles (40 km) south of Baghdad, near the Euphrates River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.81, 44.24 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

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