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Discover Baghdad in Iraq

Baghdad in the region of Baghdād with its 5,672,513 habitants is a place located in Iraq and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Baghdad

Local time in Baghdad is now 02:08 PM (Thursday) . 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: Qaryat 'Uwarij, Umm al Ghizlan, Tikrit, Hatim as Sultan, and Salim. When in this area, you might want to check out Qaryat 'Uwarij . 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 Baghdad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Zikr In Sayyidna Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Mosque - Baghdad

4:35 min by hammadalqadri
Views: 71534 Rating: 4.71

Ya Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani A Very Heart Moving Zikr Of Salawaat & Salaam On Beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) In Sayyidna Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Mosque, Adjacent To The Beloved Shrine ..

Iraq's Comical Ali

9:54 min by Gemma May Hill
Views: 47822 Rating: 4.75 you don't know who former Iraqi Information Minister Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf is, he was the face of the Iraqi regime during the beginning of the Iraq war. Sad ..

Iraq fire fight 1

5:32 min by brandonp042
Views: 37590 Rating: 4.74

B Co 5-20, 3-2 SBCT ambushed as they pulled off recovering a downed Blackwater aircraft on 23 Jan 07. Firefight lasted over 45 min. Huge firefight! ..

Kazmain Shrines, Baghdad, Iraq, 1956

2:43 min by HSFAFilmClips
Views: 6519 Rating: 4.92

A silent color film sequence of the Kazmain Shrines, Baghdad, Iraq from 1956. This sequence is from amateur filmmaker John W. Rowe's travelogue of a car rally between Geneva, Switzerland and Bombay, I ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Central Bank of Iraq

The Central Bank of Iraq is the central bank of Iraq.

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Located at 33.34 44.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1947 establishments in Iraq, Baghdad, Bank robberies, Banks established in 1947, Banks of Iraq, Central banks, Commercial buildings completed in 1985, Economy of Iraq

Mansour Hotel

The Al Mansour Hotel is situated in the coastside of the Tigris river in the middle of Baghdad city. In 2007, the hotel experienced bombings resulting in 12 deaths.

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Located at 33.33 44.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Hotels in Iraq

House of Wisdom

This article is about the medieval Abbasid Library, Baghdad. For the ancient Fatimid university see Dar al-Hikmah. The House of Wisdom was a library, translation institute and research center established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq. It was a key institution in the Translation Movement and is considered to have been a major intellectual hub during the Islamic Golden Age.

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Located at 33.34 44.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 9th-century establishments, Arabic architecture, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Defunct libraries, Destroyed landmarks, Educational institutions established in the 8th century, Harun al-Rashid, History of Islamic science, Libraries in Iraq, Medieval Iraq


Al Rusafa or Rasafa is the east-bank settlement of Baghdad, Iraq, or the eastern shore of the river Tigris. It is also one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad. When referring to Al Rusafa as a district, it refers to the older area in the Rasafa side of Baghdad; its central commercial area, a center of markets considered one of the four old CBDs of Baghdad. The west side of the river is Al Karkh (الكرخ).

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Located at 33.33 44.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Administrative districts in Baghdad, Baghdad

Coalition Provisional Authority

The Coalition Provisional Authority was established as a transitional government following the invasion of Iraq by the United States and its allies, members of the Multi-National Force – Iraq which was formed to oust the government of Saddam Hussein in 2003.

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Located at 33.33 44.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Coalition Provisional Authority, United States Department of Defense agencies

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Baghdad