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Basra Destination Guide

Discover Basra in Iraq

Basra in the region of Al Başrah with its 2,600,000 habitants is a place located in Iraq - some 278 mi or ( 447 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Basra

Local time in Basra is now 11:59 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yusufan, At Taradiyah, Sabkbatal Arab, Muftiyah, and Kut as Sayyid. When in this area, you might want to check out Yusufan . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Basra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Project Reality 0.8 - British Sniper Team

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Basra Sport City 360 Architecture

5:17 min by yasir alameen
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Basra Sport City - 360 Architecture ..

Shell's Iraqi energy deal - 11 Nov 08

5:27 min by AlJazeeraEnglish
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International oil company Shell has signed a $4bn deal to process natural gas at a plant in the Iraqi city of Basra. Mounir Bouaziz, Shell's gas and power vice president for new business development f ..

Basra Sport City

8:30 min by Ameer Jrew
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المدينة الرياضية بمحافظة البصرة الذي ستحتضن بطولة خليجي 21 عام 2013 ان شاء الله ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Shatt Al-Arab University College

Shatt Al-Arab University College is a private Iraqi university estableshed in 1993 in Basrah in the south of Iraq.

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Located at 30.54 47.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1993, Universities in Iraq

South Oil Company

South Oil Company (SOC) is a national Iraqi company responsible for the oil in the south of Iraq. It is situated in Basrah, Iraq. South oil company is one of the major fundamental formations of the Iraq National Oil Company (INOC). It was the first nucleus and the basis of national direct investment projects in the 1970s, where the SOC was subsidiary to the national company.

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Located at 30.50 47.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Oil and gas companies of Iraq, Oil companies


Basra also written Basrah is the capital of Basra Governorate, in southern Iraq near Kuwait and Iran. It had an estimated population of 952,441 as of 2007, and 2,009,767 as of 2012. Basra is also Iraq's main port, although it does not have deep water access, which is handled at the port of Umm Qasr. The city is part of the historic location of Sumer, the home of Sinbad the Sailor, and a proposed location of the Garden of Eden.

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Located at 30.50 47.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Amṣar, Basra, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent

Ţirād Khurr

Ţirād Khurr is said to be a place (possibly a small suburb, industrial zone, or historic monument) in the city of Basra, in the Basra Governorate province of Iraq. It is said to lie at latitude 30° 33' N, longitude 47° 45' E, and is very near to the Shatt al-Arab waterway. A single online source claims it has a population of approximately 13,300, but the name does not appear on large-scale maps of Basra.

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Located at 30.55 47.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Basra Province

Kuwait Medical Association

Kuwait Medical Association was founded in October 1963. It is an establishment which provides and represents all doctors in Kuwait. The Kuwait Medical Association headquarters are in the Kuwait Medical Professionals building.

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Located at 30.48 47.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Organizations based in Kuwait

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Basra