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Badrah Destination Guide

Explore Badrah in Iraq.

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Badrah in the region of Wāsiţ is located in Iraq - some 90 mi (or 145 km) East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Badrah in Iraq

Time in Badrah is now 07:15 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zurbatiyah, Umm ar Rawwaf, Qal'at Muzaybilah, Mishali Bikik, Khashmah or Madhium Al-Khalaf. Since you are here already, consider visiting Simamah, Sayhah, Rahah, Qiyawi, Karim and Ali Hasan. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

26°C / 80 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 15°C / 58 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 31%
Air Pressure 1026.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 25th of October 2017
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Few clouds Day: 30°C (87 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Thursday, 26th of October 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Friday, 27th of October 2017
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 21°C (69 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Badra, Iraq

Badra is a town in south eastern Iraq near the Iraqi-Iranian borders in Wasit Governorate. Its population is a mixture of Arabs, Turkmen and Faili Kurds. Badra is located next to the site of the ancient city Der. Badra is also located on top of the Badra oil field which, after a discovery well was drilled in 1979, has remained unexploited until 2011.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.12, 45.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Wasit Province

Zurbatiyah

Zurbatiyah is a city located in Wāsiţ, Iraq and is a busy port of entry from Iran. The Zurbatiyah port of entry, east of Baghdad, is one of Iraq's busiest crossing points. Hundreds of Iranians, mainly pilgrims heading for the Shiite holy cities of Najaf and Karbala, cross the border on foot each day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.12, 45.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Wasit Province

Der (Sumer)

Der was a Sumerian city-state at the site of modern Tell Aqar near al-Badra in Iraq's Wasit Governorate. It was east of the Tigris River on the border between Sumer and Elam. Its name was possibly Durum.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.12, 45.93 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities, Wasit Province

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