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Ash Shahimiyah Destination Guide

Explore Ash Shahimiyah in Iraq.

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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.

Map of the area of Ash Shahimiyah in Iraq

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.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 70 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
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 2018
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Saturday, 24th of February 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Sunday, 25th of February 2018
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.
Light rain 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.82, 45.02 (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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