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Explore Salim in Iraq.

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Salim in the region of Baghdād is located in Iraq - some 5 mi (or 8 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Salim in Iraq

Time in Salim is now 09:41 AM (Sunday). 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: Zaydan al Khalaf, Qaryat 'Uwarij, Umm al Ghizlan, Salim, Al Muradiyah or Madinat ar Rashid. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. 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

15°C / 60 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 3°C / 38 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 66%
Air Pressure 1033.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of January 2018
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of January 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of January 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 16°C (62 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)


04:33 min ( November 11, 2010 by iraqiAni)
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- - Song about the battle to liberate Faw city in southern Iraq from Iranian occupation :

The NEW Baghdad Hilton

13:46 min ( December 27, 2012 by ranryck)
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Where we live in Baghdad Iraq

Sadr city us army

00:29 min ( May 06, 2008 by wissam m. ali)
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( ) Mahdi Army (Duffer),

Driving in the Green Zone

03:41 min ( September 15, 2007 by homelessdiver)
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A short little drive in the IZ one fine morning after a 12 hour night shift. Beer run!

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Interesting facts about this location

Victory Arch

The Arc of Triumph also called the Swords of Qādisīyah، and Hands of Victory in some Western sources, are a pair of triumphal arches in central Baghdad, Iraq. Each arch consists of a pair of hands holding crossed swords. The two arches mark the two entrances to Great Celebrations square and the parade-ground constructed to commemorate the Iran-Iraq war, led by then Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The arches were opened to the public on August 8, 1989.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Anti-Iranian sentiments, Anti-national sentiment, Buildings and structures completed in 1989, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Iran–Iraq War, Monuments and memorials in Iraq, Triumphal arches, Types of gates

Green Zone

The Green Zone is the most common name for the International Zone of Baghdad. It is a 10 square kilometers area of central Baghdad, Iraq, that was the governmental center of the Coalition Provisional Authority and remains the center of the international presence in the city. Its official name beginning under the Iraqi Interim Government is the International Zone, though Green Zone remains the most commonly used term.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Baghdad, Diplomatic districts, Occupation of Iraq

Firdos Square

Firdaus Square, or Firdos Square, is a public open space in Baghdad, Iraq. It is named after the Arabic word Firdows, which literally means "paradise". It is the location of two of the best-known hotels in Baghdad, the Palestine Hotel and the Sheraton Ishtar. The square was the site of the statue of Saddam Hussein that was torn down by U.S. coalition forces in a widely-televised event during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Iraq War, Monuments and memorials in Iraq, Squares in Iraq, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

Baghdad Tower

Baghdad Tower (previously called International Saddam Tower) is a 205 m TV tower in Baghdad, Iraq. The tower opened in 1994 and replaced a communications tower destroyed in the Gulf War. A revolving restaurant and observation deck are located on the top floor. After the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the tower was occupied by American soldiers and was renamed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1994, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Communication towers, Monuments and memorials in Iraq, Towers in Iraq

Baghdad Zoo

The Baghdad Zoo is a 200-acre zoo originally opened in 1971 and located in Baghdad, Iraq, in the al-Zawraa' Gardens area along with the Zawraa Amusement Park and Zawraa' Tower. Before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the zoo housed 650 animals. After being decimated during the 2003 Iraqi war, when only about 35 animals survived, the zoo was reopened in 2003 and now houses about 1070 animals.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.27, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Baghdad, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Tourism in Iraq, Zoos in Iraq

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