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Baqubah in the region of Diyala Province with it's 152,550 habitants is a town located in Iraq - some 31 mi (or 50 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Baqubah is now 12:41 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Qishlaq, Habhab, Karbala, Qaryat Bazul Ahmad or Rashid. When in this area, you might want to check out Tahwilah, Shuftah, Al Katun, Zuhrah, Qaryat Dawriyah and Baqubah as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Diyala Province - IRAQ

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Diyala province in Iraq is home to the city of Baqubah and it is also host to other famous, popular and ancient Iraqi cities like Muqdadiyah, Khanaqin, Balad Ruz, Al Khalis, Buhriz, Mandali, Kifri, He...

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Interesting facts about this location


Baqubah is the capital of Iraq's Diyala Governorate. The city is located some 50 km to the northeast of Baghdad, on the Diyala River. In 2003 it had an estimated population of some 467,900 people. Baqubah served as a way station between Baghdad and Khorasan on the medieval Silk Road. During the Abbasid Caliphate, it was known for its date and fruit orchards, irrigated by the Nahrawan Canal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.75, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Diyala Province

Al Ba'quba Stadium

Al Ba'quba Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Diyala, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Diyala football club. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

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Located at 33.75, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, Football venues in Iraq

Tell Ishchali

Ishchali, in the modern Diyala Governorate in Iraq (on the Diyala River, a tributary of the Tigris), was the ancient town of Nerebtum or Kiti in the city-state of Eshnunna. The site lies about three miles south and seven miles east of the modern city of Baghdad and 15 miles southeast of Eshnunna.

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Located at 33.75, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq


Buhriz is an Iraqi town of about 40,000 located 25 miles north of Baghdad and 6 miles south of the major city of Baquba. The town of Buhriz is heavily agricultural, located on fertile land along the Diyala River and engaged in the cultivation of date palms, orange trees, and other crops. It maintains a rural character despite its proximity to Baquba and Baghdad, with many residents living in traditional mud huts with some concrete-block houses.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.75, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Diyala Province

University of Diyala

The University of Diyala is an Iraqi university located in Baquba, Diyala Province, Iraq. It was established in 1999.

More reading: University of Diyala homepage
Located at 33.75, 44.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1999, Universities in Iraq