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Explore Aqr in Iraq.

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Aqr in the region of Dhi Qar is a town in Iraq - some 193 mi (or 311 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Aqr

Current time in Aqr is now 05:45 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ur Junction, Ujrah, Shuwaykiyah, Sayyid Yusuf, Sayyid Jabir or Kuwait City. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Az Zuhayriyah, Uwayjah, Usfuriyah, Shaykh Qat'i al Bati, Sayyid Mahdi and Arab al Hajj Ghathith. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 1029.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 19th of February 2019
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of February 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 9°C (49 °F)
Thursday, 21st of February 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)


Nasiriyah Euphrates River Aerial Iraq HD...

01:54 min ( May 13, 2012 by Nick Short)
Views: 899 - Rating: 5/5

Nasiriyah,Euphrates River,Aerial,Iraq,HD,2011.From ft.Middle East. .Flying north over Awdah Al Wahhabi,Nasiriyah.Nasirayah,225 miles south east of Baghdad.Near the ancient city of Ur.Nasiriyah Is the ...

Mésopotamie ziggurat d'Ur

05:21 min ( June 16, 2010 by Hubert Debbasch)
Views: 16,060 - Rating: 4.76471/5

Le premier groupe de voyageurs en Mésopotamie découvre la Ziggurat d'Ur. Un voyage de Terre Entière en partenariat avec Témoignage Chrétien. Terre Entière a fondé Babel Tours en Irak, une entre...

Buried Alive - The Ruins of Ur

09:58 min ( February 18, 2009 by Ed Rogers)
Views: 8,127 - Rating: 4.68182/5

As you'll hear in this clip, servants and guards were buried alive here. Watch the video to find out what we think happened in their last hours

My Departure from Iraq OIF (2004-05)

04:04 min ( December 12, 2009 by MrBulldog1965)
Views: 1,682 - Rating: 3.14844/5

This was my farewell from Iraq. It seemed like this day would never come? But as a solider, I knew my journey was filled with, Bad and Good times. Some time I hope I can say that everthing we did was ...

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Interesting facts about this location

An Nasiriyah Stadium

An Nasiriyah Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in An Nasiriyah, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of An Nasiriyah FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.02, 46.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

Thi Qar University

Thi Qar University is an Iraqi university located in Nasiriyah, Iraq. It was established in 2000. Originally, the university was a branch of the University of Basrah, and the branch was established in 1992. Its first graduating class was in 1996. In 2000, the branch became independent of Basrah University and Thi Qar University was founded.

More reading: Thi Qar University homepage
Located at 31.02, 46.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2000, Universities in Iraq

Battle of Nasiriyah

The Battle of Nasiriyah was fought between the US 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Iraqi forces, from March 23 to April 2, 2003, during the US-led invasion of Iraq. Nasiriyah is a city which lies along the banks of the Euphrates River, in Dhi Qar Province, about 225 miles southeast of Baghdad, with its population being made up almost entirely of Shiite Muslims.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.02, 46.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Iraq War in 2003, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Friendly fire incidents, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.02, 46.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Infrastructure in Iraq, Pumping stations

Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum

Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum is the first museum known to historians dating to circa 530 BCE. The curator was Princess Ennigaldi, the daughter of Nabonidus, the last king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. It was located in the state of Ur, located in the modern-day Dhi Qar Governorate of Iraq, roughly 150 metres southeast of the famous Ziggurat of Ur.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.02, 46.23 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:530s BC establishments, Defunct museums, Museums in Iraq

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