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Qaryat az Zuhayrat in the region of Diyala Province is a city in Iraq - some 48 mi (or 77 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Qaryat az Zuhayrat is now 05:53 AM (Tuesday). 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: Tikrit, Suwayhah, Qaryat 'Ali as Sikkah, Zuhrah, Qaryat al 'Araniyah or Qaryat al Hurriyah. While being here, make sure to check out Qaryat az Zuhayrat, Qaryat al Waysi, Qaryat ash Shaykh Sa'd, Al 'Ajami, Qaryat Dhiyabah and Qaryat ash Sha'b as well. We also found some pictures.




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Muqdadiyah

Muqdadiyah (also transliterated Al-Muqdadiyah, Muqdadia, Miqdadiyah) is a city in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. The city is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|58|43|N|44|56|13|E| | |name= }}, about 80 km northeast of Baghdad and 30 km northeast of Baquba, the capital of Diyala.

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Located at 33.95, 44.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province

23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks

The 23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks were two separate suicide attacks which occurred in Baghdad and Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on 23 April 2009. At least seventy-six people are known to have died in the attacks, including several Iranian pilgrims. The Los Angeles Times puts the death toll at seventy-nine. Most of the forty-eight people killed in Muqdadiyah, near Baqubah, Diyala Province, are believed to have been Iranian nationals.

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Located at 33.95, 44.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Mass murder in 2009, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2009

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 33.95, 44.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Diyala Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

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 33.95, 44.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, Football venues in Iraq

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 33.95, 44.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Diyala Province