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Ataq Destination Guide

Touring Ataq in Iraq

Ataq in the region of Maysan is a city located in Iraq - some 198 mi or ( 319 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital city .

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Time in Ataq is now 08:57 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Salaf Laftat 'Uklah, Qasr Majid al Khalifah, Qal'at Salih, Dar Muhammad al 'Uraybi, and Karbala. Being here already, consider visiting Salaf Laftat 'Uklah . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Ataq ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Queens Royal Lancers, Op Telic 9

3:54 min by combatcameraman
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Short video I made from footage I filmed between October 2006 - December 2006 in Iraq with The Queens Royal Lancers You can find some of my photo's of this tour at ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Majar al-Kabir

Majar al-Kabir is a town in southern Iraq. In 2003, 6 UK serviceman were killed there during the Iraq War by a mob.

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Located at 31.58 47.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Populated places in Iraq

University of Misan

The University of Misan is an Iraqi university located in Amarah, Maysan, Iraq. It was established in 2007. Originally, the university consisted of the College of Basic Education and the College of Education, which were part of University of Basrah.

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Located at 31.81 47.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 2007, Universities in Iraq

Missan Oil Company

Missan Oil Company is a state-owned oil and gas company located in the Maysan Governorate, Iraq. It was spun off from South Oil Company in 2008 to expand oil activities in Maysan and to set up joint ventures with international companies to develop the province's oil fields.

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Located at 31.82 47.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Oil and gas companies of Iraq


Amarah, is a city in southeastern Iraq, located on a low ridge next to the Tigris River waterway south of Baghdad about 50 km from the border with Iran. It lies at the northern tip of the marshlands between the Tigris and Euphrates. Predominantly Shia Muslim, it had a population of about 340,000 as of 2002 and about 420,000 as of 2005. It is the administrative capital of the Maysan province. A major trading center for the surrounding agricultural area, it is known for woven goods and silverware.

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Located at 31.83 47.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places established in the 1860s, Populated places in Maysan Province

Battle of Amarah

The Battle of Amarah took place from October 19 to October 20, 2006 between the Mahdi Army and police, who were largely members of the Badr Organization.

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Located at 31.83 47.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Battles of the Iraq War in 2006, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq