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Nasiriyah Destination Guide

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Nasiriyah in the region of Dhi Qar with it's 400,249 residents is a city in Iraq - some 191 mi (or 308 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Nasiriyah in Iraq

Current time in Nasiriyah is now 02:44 AM (Monday). 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: Zubayr, Ur Junction, Umm as Sadd, Qal'at Hawli, Karbala or Abd Al Jaytar. While being here, make sure to check out Az Zuhayriyah, Uwayjah, Usfuriyah, Shuwaykiyah, Shaykh Qat'i al Bati and Nasiriyah 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 70 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1032.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Tuesday, 28th of February 2017
Clear sky, calm.
Clear sky Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)

Videos

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

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 31.06, 46.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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

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 31.06, 46.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2000, Universities in Iraq

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 31.06, 46.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

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 31.06, 46.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Infrastructure in Iraq, Pumping stations

Ali Air Base

Imam Ali Air Base is a military airbase located near Nasiriyah, Iraq. It is also known as Tallil Air Base. Until December 2011, the base was used by United States Armed Forces. It is generally known as Camp Adder by the U.S. Army; the name "Ali Air Base" is used chiefly by the U.S. Air Force; the installation, however, is still commonly referred to as "Tallil". The base occupies 30 square kilometers and is protected by 22 kilometers of security perimeter.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.06, 46.26 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Gulf War, Iraqi Air Force bases

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