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Qaryat Al 'Atawah Destination Guide

Touring Qaryat Al 'Atawah in Iraq

Qaryat Al 'Atawah in the region of Al Muthanná is located in Iraq - some 150 mi or ( 242 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital city .

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Time in Qaryat Al 'Atawah is now 08:50 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Qal'at Sabti, Karbala, Fahd Al Hajim, Baghdad, and Qaryat Al 'Atawah. Being here already, consider visiting Qal'at Sabti . Check out our recommendations for Qaryat Al 'Atawah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Al-Muthana University

Al Muthanna University is an Iraqi university located in Samawah, Al Muthanna Province, Iraq. It was established in 2007.

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Located at 31.34 45.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 2007, Universities in Iraq

As Samawah Stadium

As Samawah Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Samawah, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Samawa FC. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

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Located at 31.33 45.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
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Samawah or As Samawah is a city in Iraq, 280 kilometres (174 mi) southeast of Baghdad. The city of Samawah is the modern capital of the Al Muthanna Governorate. The city is located midway between Baghdad and Basra, at the northern edge of the governorate. The province was established in 1975; prior to that date it was a unified province along with Qadissiya (Diwaniya) and Najaf.

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Located at 31.32 45.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Muthanna Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Independent High Electoral Commission

The Independent High Electoral Commission is Iraq's electoral commission. The electoral commission is headed by a nine member board. Seven of those members are voting and must be Iraqi citizens. The other two members are the Chief Electoral Officer and an outside expert appointed by the United Nations.

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Located at 31.32 45.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Election commissions, Government of Iraq, Politics of Iraq