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Arab al 'Awaz Destination Guide

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Arab al 'Awaz in the region of Maysan is a place in Iraq - some 204 mi (or 328 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Arab al 'Awaz is now 05:59 PM (Monday). 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: Salaf as Sudan, Salaf Laftat 'Uklah, Dar Muhammad al 'Uraybi, Karbala, Hajji Salih or Nahiyat 'Atbah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

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 31.72, 47.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 2007, Universities 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 31.72, 47.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Oil and gas companies of Iraq

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 47.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Iraq War in 2006, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq


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 31.72, 47.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places established in the 1860s, Populated places in Maysan Province

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.72, 47.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq