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Tikrit in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn with it's 42,477 habitants is a town located in Iraq - some 97 mi (or 157 km) North-West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Tikrit in Iraq

Local time in Tikrit is now 05:51 AM (Monday). 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: Umayqah, Tikrit, Saqiyah, Qaryat Samrah, Qaryat al Khazamiyah or Qaryat Albu Hayari. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 76 °F Clear sky
Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 35%
Air Pressure 1015.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky

Tuesday, 28th of March 2017
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.
Overcast clouds Day: 23°C (73 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Wednesday, 29th of March 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (78 °F)
Night: 12°C (53 °F)
Thursday, 30th of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)

Videos

Intering Tikrit

00:19 min ( September 26, 2011 by M2GUNNER05)
Views: 53 - Rating: 5/5

Going in to Tikrit

TRUOGH TIKRIT

01:10 min ( September 26, 2011 by M2GUNNER05)
Views: 82 - Rating: 3/5

Cambat patrol through Tikrit Iraq


Loading Cargo into the hold of a C-130 T...

00:49 min ( May 24, 2009 by SurfTurkery88)
Views: 498 - Rating: 0/5

Tikrit, Iraq COB Speicher with MAJ Brian Wobensmith, USMC the shadow in the foreground

Cargo Door Closing C-130 Tikrit Iraq

00:28 min ( May 24, 2009 by SurfTurkery88)
Views: 333 - Rating: 0/5

A short clip showing our C-130's cargo doors closing as we prepare to fly out of Tikrit, Iraq (ie COB Speicher)


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Interesting facts about this location

Tikrit Stadium

Tikrit Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Tikrit, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Salah ad Din FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.62, 43.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq

Tikrit

Tikrit is a city in Iraq, located 140 km northwest of Baghdad on the Tigris river (at 34.61°N, 43.68°E). The town, with an estimated population in 2002 of about 260,000 is the administrative center of the Salah ad Din Governorate.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.62, 43.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Saladin Province

Al-Awja

This article is about a town in Iraq. For the West Bank town, see al-Auja, Jericho. For the past Bedouin village, see Auja al-Hafir. For the river, see Yarkon River. Not to be confused with Ouya.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.62, 43.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Saladin Province

COB Speicher

COB Speicher formerly FOB Speicher (Al Sahra Airfield under Saddam Hussein) was a US Army Contingency Operating Base (COB) captured from the Iraqi Army during the 2003 Invasion of Iraq. It was reassigned from a Forward Operating Base to a COB because of its large size. The Installation is located near Tikrit in northern Iraq, approximately 170 kilometers north of Baghdad and 11 kilometers west of the Tigris River.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.62, 43.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases, United States Army facilities

Battle of Nahrawan

The Battle of Nahrawan was a battle between Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (the 1st Shi'a Imam, and the fourth Sunni Caliph) and the Kharijites, near Nahrawan, twelve miles from Baghdad. After the unsatisfactory conclusion to the Battle of Siffin, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib returned with his army back to Kufa on the 13th of Safar 37 A.H. (~30 July 657 C.E.). During the march, a group of 12,000 men kept themselves at a distance from the main part of the army.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.62, 43.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Muslim civil wars, Shia days of remembrance

Quote of the moment

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