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Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah Destination Guide

Discover Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah in Iraq!

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Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah in the region of Wāsiţ is a place located in Iraq - some 52 mi (or 84 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah

Local time in Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah is now 03:04 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tawil, Tall Umm al Khanazir, Shuzayf, Karbala, Baqubah or Tulul ar Rabi'iyah. When in this area, you might want to check out Ash Shahimiyah, Hammud, Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah, Jam'iyat 'Adnan an Nawwar, Mahasin Khalaf and Hasan Mahawish as well. We also found some pictures.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

19°C / 66 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1027.7 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 20°C (67 °F)
Night: 14°C (56 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Monday, 19th of November 2018
Sky is clear, calm, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Dayr al-'Aqul

The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul was fought on April 8, 876 between forces of the Saffarid amir Ya'qub ibn Laith and the Abbasid Caliphate. Taking place some 80 km southeast (downstream) of Baghdad, the battle ended in a decisive victory for the Abbasids, forcing Ya`qub to halt his advance into Iraq.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.8, 45.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:870s conflicts, 876, 9th century in Asia, Battles involving the Abbasid Caliphate, Iraq under the Abbasid Caliphate, Saffarid dynasty

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