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Al 'Amarah in the region of Maysan with it's 323,302 inhabitants is located in Iraq - some 191 mi (or 307 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Al 'Amarah in Iraq

Time in Al 'Amarah is now 06:17 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Taqi, Tahir, Suwaylim, Surayrah, Sayyid 'Abbas or Al Masikh. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Maysan Province - IRAQ

07:48 min ( July 24, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
Views: 622 - Rating: 5/5

Maysan province in Iraq is home to the city of Amarah and is also host to other famous, popular and ancient Iraqi cities like Majar-Al-Kabir, Qal-At-Salih, Al-Halfayah, Kumait, Ali-al-Sharqi, Ali-al-G...

Queens Royal Lancers Op Telic 9

03:54 min ( October 20, 2008 by combatcameraman)
Views: 7,388 - Rating: 4.77778/5

Short video I made from footage I filmed between October 2006 - December 2006 in Iraq with The Queens Royal Lancers You can find some of my photo's of this tour at www.flickr.com


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Interesting facts about this location

Amarah

Amarah, is a city in southeastern Iraq, located on a low ridge next to the Tigris River waterway south of Baghdad about 50 km from the border with Iran. It lies at the northern tip of the marshlands between the Tigris and Euphrates. Predominantly Shia Muslim, it had a population of about 340,000 as of 2002 and about 420,000 as of 2005. It is the administrative capital of the Maysan province. A major trading center for the surrounding agricultural area, it is known for woven goods and silverware.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.84, 47.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places established in the 1860s, Populated places in Maysan Province

Battle of Amarah

The Battle of Amarah took place from October 19 to October 20, 2006 between the Mahdi Army and police, who were largely members of the Badr Organization.

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Located at 31.84, 47.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Iraq War in 2006, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq

Maysan Stadium

Maysan Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Maysan, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Maysan football club. The stadium holds 25,000 people and was opened in 1987.

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Located at 31.84, 47.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

Missan Oil Company

Missan Oil Company is a state-owned oil and gas company located in the Maysan Governorate, Iraq. It was spun off from South Oil Company in 2008 to expand oil activities in Maysan and to set up joint ventures with international companies to develop the province's oil fields.

More reading: Missan Oil Company homepage
Located at 31.84, 47.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Oil and gas companies of Iraq

University of Misan

The University of Misan is an Iraqi university located in Amarah, Maysan, Iraq. It was established in 2007. Originally, the university consisted of the College of Basic Education and the College of Education, which were part of University of Basrah.

More reading: University of Misan homepage
Located at 31.84, 47.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2007, Universities in Iraq