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Nahiyat ash Shurah in the region of Nīnawá is a town located in Iraq - some 195 mi (or 314 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Nahiyat ash Shurah is now 09:53 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Qaryat az Zawiyah, Qaryat Saydawah, Na'na'ah, Mankubah al Jadidah, Kirkuk or Nahiyat Hiran. When in this area, you might want to check out Qaryat Tall Zahrat Khatun, Qaryat Tall Mahr, Qaryat Tall Wa'i, Qaryat as Sadah ash Shuwayrat, Qaryat Nus Tall and Qaryat ar Rasif as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of the Zab

The Battle of the Zab took place on the banks of the Great Zab river in what is now Iraq on January 25, 750. It spelled the end of the Umayyad Caliphate and the rise of the Abbasids, a dynasty that would last (under various influences and with varying power) until the 13th century.

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Located at 35.99, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:750, 750s conflicts, Battles involving the Abbasid Caliphate, Battles involving the Umayyad Caliphate, Muslim civil wars


Hdatta or Haditha was a historical city on the East bank of the Tigris just below its confluence with the Upper Zab. The city flourished during the Sasanian and early Islamic periods.

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Located at 35.99, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Capitals of caliphates, Church of the East, Iraq under the Abbasid Caliphate, Nineveh Province, Sassanid Empire


Hassuna or Tell Hassuna is an ancient Mesopotamian site situated in what was to become ancient Assyria, and is now in the Ninawa Governorate of Iraq west of the Tigris river, south of Mosul and about 35 km southwest of the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh.

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Located at 35.99, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological cultures of the Near East, Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq