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Discover Dishan in Iraq

Dishan in the region of Maysan is a town located in Iraq - some 182 mi or ( 293 km ) South-East of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Dishan is now 10:11 PM (Friday) . 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: Suwaylim, Shaykh Shabib, Shaykh Shabib, Shaykh Hatim al Ghadban, and Sayyid Mutlaq. When in this area, you might want to check out Suwaylim . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Dishan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Amarah Air Base

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

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Located at 31.82 47.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

Maysan Stadium

Maysan Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Maysan, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Maysan football club. The stadium holds 25,000 people and was opened in 1987.

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Located at 31.84 47.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Football venues in Iraq

Amarah

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

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 19 km away
Tags: Oil and gas companies of Iraq