Ash Shahimiyah Destination Guide
Explore Ash Shahimiyah in Iraq.
Ash Shahimiyah in the region of Wāsiţ is a town in Iraq - some 51 mi (or 82 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.
Current time in Ash Shahimiyah is now 11:48 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tawil, Tall Umm al Khanazir, Shuzayf, Rughayf, Karbala or Tulul ar Rabi'iyah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ash Shahimiyah, Sayyid 'Abd, Hammud, Ash Shahimiyah Ash Sharqiyah, Saryud and Al Ghaybiyah. We also found some pictures.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1022.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Friday, 23rd of February 2018Broken clouds, light breeze.
Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Saturday, 24th of February 2018Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Sunday, 25th of February 2018Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Day: 19°C (67 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °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.
Located at 32.82, 45.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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