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Nasiriyah Destination Guide

Delve into Nasiriyah in Iraq

Nasiriyah in the region of Dhi Qar with its 400,249 residents is a city in Iraq - some 191 mi or ( 308 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Nasiriyah

Current time in Nasiriyah is now 08:38 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zubayr, Ur Junction, Umm as Sadd, Qal'at Hawli, and Karbala. While being here, make sure to check out Zubayr . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Nasiriyah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Mésopotamie ziggurat d'Ur

5:21 min by Hubert Debbasch
Views: 16060 Rating: 4.76

Le premier groupe de voyageurs en Mésopotamie découvre la Ziggurat d'Ur. Un voyage de Terre Entière en partenariat avec Témoignage Chrétien. Terre Entière a fondé Babel Tours en Irak, une entreprise d ..

Buried Alive - The Ruins of Ur

9:58 min by Ed Rogers
Views: 8127 Rating: 4.68

As you'll hear in this clip, servants and guards were buried alive here. Watch the video to find out what we think happened in their last hours... ..

My Departure from Iraq OIF (2004-05)

4:04 min by MrBulldog1965
Views: 1682 Rating: 3.15

This was my farewell from Iraq. It seemed like this day would never come? But as a solider, I knew my journey was filled with, Bad and Good times. Some time I hope I can say that everthing we did was ..

Nasiriyah,Euphrates River,Aerial,Iraq,HD,2011.الناصرية العراق

1:54 min by Nick Short
Views: 899 Rating: 5.00

Nasiriyah,Euphrates River,Aerial,Iraq,HD,2011.From 34000ft.Middle East.الناصرية العراق.Flying north over Awdah Al Wahhabi,Nasiriyah.Nasirayah,225 miles south east of Baghdad.Near the ancient city of U ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Nasiriyah

The Battle of Nasiriyah was fought between the US 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Iraqi forces, from March 23 to April 2, 2003, during the US-led invasion of Iraq. Nasiriyah is a city which lies along the banks of the Euphrates River, in Dhi Qar Province, about 225 miles southeast of Baghdad, with its population being made up almost entirely of Shiite Muslims.

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Located at 31.05 46.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Battles of the Iraq War in 2003, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Friendly fire incidents, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War


Nasiriyah is a city in Iraq. It is on the Euphrates about 225 miles (370 km) southeast of Baghdad, near the ruins of the ancient city of Ur. It is the capital of the province of Dhi Qar. According to the 1987 census the city had a population of 265,937 people; the estimated population in 2003 was 560,200. The population of Nasiriyah is nearly exclusively Shī‘a Muslims with small Mandaean and Sunni muslim communities, until 1951 the town was a home to a sizable Jewish community.

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Located at 31.05 46.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Populated places established in 1840, Populated places in Dhi Qar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Thi Qar University

Thi Qar University is an Iraqi university located in Nasiriyah, Iraq. It was established in 2000. Originally, the university was a branch of the University of Basrah, and the branch was established in 1992. Its first graduating class was in 1996. In 2000, the branch became independent of Basrah University and Thi Qar University was founded.

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Located at 31.05 46.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 2000, Universities in Iraq

An Nasiriyah Stadium

An Nasiriyah Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in An Nasiriyah, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of An Nasiriyah FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

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Located at 31.02 46.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Football venues in Iraq

Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station

The Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station is a land drainage pumping station in Iraq 10km southeast of Nasiriyah in the province of Dhi Qar. The station pumps farm run-off collected by the Main Outfall Drain (MOD) north of the Euphrates River in Dhi Qar and Muthanna provinces to a siphon under the Euphrates where it is then returned to the MOD and eventually discharged in the Persian Gulf.

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Located at 30.97 46.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Infrastructure in Iraq, Pumping stations

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Nasiriyah