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Marqabah in the region of Baghdād is a city in Iraq - some 15 mi (or 24 km) North-West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Marqabah is now 08:43 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zaya, Tikrit, Sulayman Nazif, Marqabah, Al Khan al Qadim or Qaryat al 'Asriyah. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Miss u Baghdad Miss all Iraq

05:45 min ( February 17, 2008 by HIMSK)
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Civilization was born In Iraq

Easter Service

00:09 min ( May 08, 2009 by SurfTurkery88)
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Easter Service on Phoenix Base HLZ, International Zone, Baghdad, Iraq


IZ HLZ Easter Service

00:22 min ( May 08, 2009 by SurfTurkery88)
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That is real lightning off in the distance but the storm passed us by

Hanging out at the FARP

02:11 min ( January 11, 2009 by sdowney112)
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FARP, Taji Iraq, August of 2007


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Interesting facts about this location

Dur-Kurigalzu

Dur-Kurigalzu was a city in southern Mesopotamia near the confluence of the Tigris and Diyala rivers about 30 km west of the center of Baghdad. It was founded by a Kassite king of Babylon, Kurigalzu I, some time in the 14th century BC, and was abandoned after the fall of the Kassite dynasty.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.49, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Baghdad Province, Kassite cities

Kadhimiya

al-Kāżimiyyah, is a town located in what is now a northern neighbourhood of Baghdad, Iraq about five kilometres from the city center. Al-Kāżimiyyah is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad. Al-Kāżimayn is regarded as a holy city in Shī‘ah Islām. It received its name (lit. "the Two Kāżims" or "the Two who swallow their anger"), for the two Shī‘ah Imāms buried there: Mūsā al-Kādhim and his grandson and successor Shī‘ah Imām Muhammad at-Taqī.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.49, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Administrative districts in Baghdad, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Neighborhoods in Baghdad, Shia holy cities, Twelvers

Ministry of Education (Iraq)

The Ministry of Education is the Iraq government agency responsible for education in Iraq. the site was temporary shutdown on 27 of July to upload the latest test results of the year 2009-2010

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Located at 33.49, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Education in Iraq, Education ministries, Government ministries of Iraq

Garden of Ridván, Baghdad

The Garden of Ridván (lit. garden of paradise) or Najibiyyih Garden was a wooded garden in what is now Baghdad's Rusafa District, on the banks of the Tigris river. It is notable as the location where Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith, stayed for twelve days from April 21 to May 2, 1863, after the Ottoman Empire exiled him from Baghdad and before commencing his journey to Constantinople.

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Located at 33.49, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Bahá'u'lláh, Bahá'í gardens, Gardens in Iraq

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.

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Located at 33.49, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:9th-century establishments, Arabic architecture, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Defunct libraries, Destroyed landmarks, Educational institutions established in the 8th century, Harun al-Rashid, History of Islamic science, Libraries in Iraq, Medieval Iraq