Al Khamisiyah Destination Guide
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Al Khamisiyah in the region of Dhi Qar is a place in Iraq - some 215 mi (or 346 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.
Current time in Al Khamisiyah is now 12:47 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: Umm Nakhlan, Nahiyah 'Akikah, Thamiriyah, Thamir Bak, Sayyid Nu'man or Nahiyat Bahar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sayyid Ni'mah, Marud, Makhlaf, Al Kurmashiyah ash Sharqiyah, Husamah and Al Khamisiyah. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Finding hedgehogs in Iraq, near the bibles city of Ur
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Interesting facts about this location
Khamisiyah is an area in southern Iraq located approximately 350 km south east of Baghdad, 200 km north-west of Kuwait City and 270 km north of Al Qaysumah. Khamisiyah is under the administration of the province of Dhi Qar. The area contains a few small towns, including Khamisiyah and Sahalat, with an estimated population of 8,500.
Located at 30.78, 46.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Kuara (also known as Kisiga, Ku'ara, modern Tell al-Lahm site, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq) is an archaeological site located on the western bank of the mouth of the Euphrates, about 30 kilometres southeast of Ur. According to the Sumerian king list, Kuara was also the home of Dumuzid, the fisherman, legendary third king of Uruk . The city's patron deity was Meslamtaea. In Sumerian mythology, Kuara was also considered the birthplace of the god Marduk (Asarluhi), Enki's son.
Located at 30.78, 46.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station
The Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station is a land drainage pumping station in Iraq 10km southeast of Nasiriyah in the province of Dhi Qar. The station pumps farm run-off collected by the Main Outfall Drain (MOD) north of the Euphrates River in Dhi Qar and Muthanna provinces to a siphon under the Euphrates where it is then returned to the MOD and eventually discharged in the Persian Gulf.
Located at 30.78, 46.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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