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Maqdah Destination Guide

Delve into Maqdah in Iraq

Maqdah in the region of Al Başrah is located in Iraq - some 288 mi or ( 463 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Maqdah is now 04:59 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yusufan, Mushrij, Maqdah, Karbala, and Dirhamiyah. While being here, you might want to check out Yusufan . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Maqdah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Az Zubayr

Az Zubayr or Zubair, is a town in Basra Governorate in Iraq, just south of Basra The name is also sometimes written Az Zubair, Zubair, Zoubair, El Zubair, or Zobier.

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Located at 30.38 47.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: District capitals of Iraq, Former emirates, Populated places in Basra Province

Basra Sports City

Basra Sports City is a sports complex in Basra, Southern Iraq.

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Located at 30.44 47.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Basra, Football venues in Iraq, Stadiums under construction


Shaibah is the name of a small village and a site of a military airfield near Az Zubayr, 7 miles south west of Basrah in Iraq. It was the site of RAF Shaibah from 1920 until 1956 when it was then handed over to the Iraqi Air Force. 3rd Indian Motor Brigade was reformed as 43rd Lorried Infantry Brigade here in December 1942-February 1943 during the Second World War.

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Located at 30.40 47.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Iraq–United Kingdom relations, Military history of Iraq, Populated places in Basra Province

Shaibah Air Base

Shaibah Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Basrah Governorate of Iraq. It was built in the 1980s for the Iraqi Air Force and abandoned after Operation Desert Storm in 1991. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Today, refurbished and known as Shaibah Airport, it is a small civilian airfield south of Basara in southeastern Iraq near the Kuwaiti Border, used by light private planes.

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Located at 30.43 47.64 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

Khor Al Zubair

Khor Al Zubair is a city in Basra in Iraq, one of the major industrial areas as well as to contain the Khor Al Zubair Port on a set of laboratories and companies (such as petrochemical, fertilizer plant and South, and iron and steel plant, liquid and gas).

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Located at 30.20 47.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Populated places in Basra Province, Port cities and towns in Iraq, Port cities and towns of the Persian Gulf