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Qal'at al Wandiyah in the region of Diyala Province is a place located in Iraq - some 40 mi (or 64 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qal'at al Wandiyah is now 02:41 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Habhab, Al 'Ajami, Muhammad Amin, Mahmud ash Shayb or As Sawa'id. While being here, you might want to check out Khamis al Qata, Qal'at al Wandiyah, Sa'b Bin 'Abd al Hamid, Zuhrah, Zaghiniyah and Qulay'ah as well. We discovered some clip 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

05:15 min ( July 23, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
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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

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.

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Located at 33.88, 44.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 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 33.88, 44.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, Football venues in Iraq

Hibhib

Hibhib is a small village in northern Iraq, located 8 km, northwest of the town of Baquba. A previous leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi maintained a safehouse in the village. He was meeting with his spiritual advisor when the house was bombed by aircraft from the U.S. -led multinational coalition force, killing him.

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Located at 33.88, 44.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Diyala Province

Eshnunna

Eshnunna was an ancient Sumerian city and city-state in central Mesopotamia. Although situated in the Diyala Valley north-east of Sumer proper, the city nonetheless belonged securely within the Sumerian cultural milieu. The tutelary deity of the city was Tishpak (Tišpak).

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Located at 33.88, 44.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Diyala Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Buhriz

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.

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Located at 33.88, 44.65 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Diyala Province