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Arab An'am in the region of Karbalāʼ is a place in Iraq - some 50 mi (or 80 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Arab An'am is now 04:12 AM (Wednesday). 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: Nahiyat Saddat al Hindiyah, Nahiyat ar Rajibah, Nahiyat al Husayniyah, Karbala, Baqubah or Hassun Shanun. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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New Jersey soldier leaves Iraq

00:37 min ( November 25, 2009 by Spike762x39)
Views: 424 - Rating: 5/5

I recorded some of my last steps in Iraq. I am in the Nat'l Guard and spent 9 months in southwest Baghdad hating life, and finally we walked on board a C-17 that took south to Kuwait where we waited t...

ROOF TOP TRAIN STATION

00:12 min ( November 19, 2007 by Squirel0311)
Views: 786 - Rating: 5/5

THE SUN JUST CAME OUT AND THE MOSQUES ARE PLAYING, ITS BEEN 5 MONTHS AND IM GETTING TIRED.. SO ACT CRAZY


Team galactica travels to the city of th...

05:06 min ( January 31, 2009 by Faceoffkid11)
Views: 75 - Rating: 0/5

It FUKN HURT MI DIK!

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Interesting facts about this location

Karbala

Karbala is a city in Iraq, located about 100 km southwest of Baghdad. Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 572,300 people (2003). The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala (680), is amongst the holiest cities for Shia Muslims after Mecca and Medina. It is home to the Imam Hussein Shrine.

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Located at 32.64, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Karbala, Populated places in Karbala Province, Shia holy cities

Ishtar Gate

The Ishtar Gate was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city.

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Located at 32.64, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Antikensammlung Berlin, Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Nebuchadnezzar II, Sculpture of the Ancient Near East, Visitor attractions in Iraq

Etemenanki

Etemenanki was the name of a ziggurat dedicated to Marduk in the city of Babylon of the 6th century BCE Neo-Babylonian dynasty. Originally seven stories in height, little remains of it now except ruins.

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Located at 32.64, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:6th-century BC architecture, Tower of Babel, Ziggurats

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one of the wonders that may have been purely legendary. They were purportedly built in the ancient city-state of Babylon, near present-day Al Hillah, Babil province, in Iraq. The Hanging Gardens were not the only World Wonder in Babylon; the city walls and obelisk attributed to Queen Semiramis were also featured in ancient lists of Wonders.

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Located at 32.64, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Babylon, Babylonian art and architecture, Destroyed landmarks, Fertile Crescent, Gardens in Iraq, Landscape design history, Nebuchadnezzar II, Terraced gardens

Hillah

Hillah, also spelled Hilla or Al Hillah is a city in central Iraq on the Hilla branch of the Euphrates River, 100 km south of Baghdad. The population is estimated at 364,700 in 1998. It is the capital of Babylon Province and is located adjacent to the ancient city of Babylon, and close to the ancient cities of Borsippa and Kish.

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Located at 32.64, 44.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Holy cities, Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River