Baghdad Destination Guide
Delve into Baghdad in Iraq!
Baghdad in the region of Baghdād with it's 5,672,513 residents is a place located in Iraq and is the capital of this country.
Local time in Baghdad is now 12:58 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Qaryat 'Uwarij, Umm al Ghizlan, Tikrit, Hatim as Sultan, Salim or Madinat ar Rashid. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
Baghdad IZ Dust Storm & Alarm (2008)
Getting some video footage of a big dust storm in Baghdad's International Zone in the summer of 08', then the incoming alarm goes off sending us all inside for cover
Baghdad Province - IRAQ
The ancient city of Baghdad and the largest city and capital of Iraq... This movie showcases the beauty of this magnificent, vibrant, awesome and stunning metropolis inhabited by more than 9 million I...
Death toll past 132 in Baghdad bombings ...
Baghdad, Iraq At least 132 people were killed and 520 wounded in twin suicide car bombings in central Baghdad Sunday, officials said -- the deadliest attack on civilians in Iraq this year. Two car bom...
Route Irish Baghdad Iraq Humvees and sir...
Humvees drive down Route Irish, Baghdad, Iraq, June 2006. Route Irish is a major highway in Baghdad linking the Greenzone to the Baghdad International Airport. The civilian traffic is stopped for an u...
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Upcomming Local Events
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Interesting facts about this location
Kingdom of Iraq (Mandate administration)
The Kingdom of Iraq under British Administration or Mandatory Iraq was created under the League of Nations Class A mandate under Article 22 and entrusted to Britain, when the Ottoman Empire was divided in August 1920 by the Treaty of Sèvres, following World War I. This award was prepared on April 25, 1920, at the San Remo conference in Italy. France controlled the Mandates of Syria and Lebanon.
House of Wisdom
This article is about the medieval Abbasid Library, Baghdad. For the ancient Fatimid university see Dar al-Hikmah. The House of Wisdom was a library, translation institute and research center established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq. It was a key institution in the Translation Movement and is considered to have been a major intellectual hub during the Islamic Golden Age.
National Museum of Iraq
The National Museum of Iraq is a museum located in Baghdad, Iraq. Also known as the Iraq Museum, it contains precious relics from the Mesopotamian civilization.
Coalition Provisional Authority
The Coalition Provisional Authority was established as a transitional government following the invasion of Iraq by the United States and its allies, members of the Multi-National Force – Iraq which was formed to oust the government of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Located at 33.34, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Baghdad is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province. The population of Baghdad as of 2011 is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab World, and the second largest city in Western Asia. Located along the Tigris River, the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate.
Located at 33.34, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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