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Discover Baqubah in Iraq

Baqubah in the region of Diyala Province with its 152,550 habitants is a town located in Iraq - some 31 mi or ( 50 km ) North-East of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Baqubah is now 10:54 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Qishlaq, Habhab, Karbala, and Qaryat Bazul Ahmad. When in this area, you might want to check out Tikrit . We found 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 Baqubah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Diyala Province - IRAQ محافظة ديالى العراقية

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Diyala province in Iraq is home to the city of Baqubah and it is also host to other famous, popular and ancient Iraqi cities like Muqdadiyah, Khanaqin, Balad Ruz, Al Khalis, Buhriz, Mandali, Kifri, He ..


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Iraq 2005- C Co. 203rd FSB 3rd Brigade 3rd ID Teal Medical Facility: This was our trauma room on FOB Warhorse. ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Baqubah is the capital of Iraq's Diyala Governorate. The city is located some 50 km to the northeast of Baghdad, on the Diyala River. In 2003 it had an estimated population of some 467,900 people. Baqubah served as a way station between Baghdad and Khorasan on the medieval Silk Road. During the Abbasid Caliphate, it was known for its date and fruit orchards, irrigated by the Nahrawan Canal.

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Located at 33.75 44.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Diyala Province

Al Ba'quba Stadium

Al Ba'quba Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Diyala, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Diyala football club. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

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Located at 33.75 44.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Diyala Province, Football venues in Iraq

Tell Ishchali

Ishchali, in the modern Diyala Governorate in Iraq (on the Diyala River, a tributary of the Tigris), was the ancient town of Nerebtum or Kiti in the city-state of Eshnunna. The site lies about three miles south and seven miles east of the modern city of Baghdad and 15 miles southeast of Eshnunna.

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Located at 33.72 44.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq


Buhriz is an Iraqi town of about 40,000 located 25 miles north of Baghdad and 6 miles south of the major city of Baquba. The town of Buhriz is heavily agricultural, located on fertile land along the Diyala River and engaged in the cultivation of date palms, orange trees, and other crops. It maintains a rural character despite its proximity to Baquba and Baghdad, with many residents living in traditional mud huts with some concrete-block houses.

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Located at 33.70 44.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Populated places in Diyala Province

Baquba Air Base

Baquba Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

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Located at 33.79 44.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

Historical Weather

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