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Mahrut Destination Guide

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Mahrut in the region of Dhi Qar is a town in Iraq - some 157 mi (or 253 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Mahrut is now 03:13 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: Sirhan, Sayyid Ghannam, Sayyid al Jalil, Mahrut, Karbala or Awulad Zayyid. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zulaymat, Suwayj ash Shakban, Suwayj Ghazi, Suwayj al Mudfi, Suq Abu Hawa and Qal'at Miryas. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Girsu

Girsu is modern Tell Telloh, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, and it was a city of ancient Sumer, situated some 25 km northwest of Lagash. Because of the initial nasal velar ŋ, the transcription of Ĝirsu is usually spelled as Ngirsu to avoid confusion.

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Located at 31.55, 46.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Dhi Qar Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Bad-tibira

Bad-tibira, "Wall of the Copper Worker(s)", or "Fortress of the Smiths", identified as modern Tell al-Madineh, between Ash Shatrah and Tell as-Senkereh in southern Iraq, was an ancient Sumerian city, which appears among antediluvian cities in the Sumerian King List. Its Akkadian name was Dûr-gurgurri. It was also called Παντιβίβλος (Pantibiblos) by Greek authors such as Abydenus, Apollodorus of Athens and Berossus.

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Located at 31.55, 46.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Dhi Qar Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Zabala (Sumer)

Zabala was a city of ancient Sumer in what is now the Dhi Qar governorate in Iraq. Zabala was at the crossing of the ancient Iturungal and Ninagina canals. The cities deity was Inanna of Zabala.

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Located at 31.55, 46.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Dhi Qar Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities