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Hamid 'Abd Hilal in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn is a town located in Iraq - some 61 mi or ( 98 km ) North-West of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Local time in Hamid 'Abd Hilal is now 02:12 AM (Thursday) . 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, Karbala, Baqubah, Baghdad, and Ramadi. When in this area, you might want to check out Tikrit . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Hamid 'Abd Hilal ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Tell es Sawwan

Tell es-Sawwan was a city in ancient Mesopotamia 110 kilometers north of Baghdad, and south of Samarra.

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Located at 34.12 43.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Iraq, Saladin Province

Samarra

Sāmarrā is a city in Iraq. It stands on the east bank of the Tigris in the Salah ad-Din Governorate, 125 kilometers north of Baghdad and, in 2003, had an estimated population of 348,700. The official name as referenced by coins was the Arabic phrase “Surra man ra’a”, which translates to “who sees it rejoices”. But in vernacular it was always called Samarra. In 2007, UNESCO named Samarra one of its World Heritage Sites.

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Located at 34.20 43.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Iraq, Capitals of caliphates, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Populated places in Saladin Province, Samarra, Shia holy cities, World Heritage Sites in Iraq

Hasan al-Askari

Hasan al-‘Askarī was the eleventh of the Twelve Imams. His given name was Hasan ibn ‘Alī ibn Muhammad. His title al-Askari derives from the Arabic word Asker which means military. He was given this title mainly because the city he lived in was a military camp. Hasan al-‘Askarī was 22, when his father was killed. The period of his Imāmate, following his father's death, was six years. Hasan Al-‘Askarī died at the age of 28 in the year, 260 Hijra and was buried in Samarra.

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Located at 34.20 43.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 846 births, 874 deaths, Muhammad family, Twelver imams

Al-Askari Mosque

This article is about the Iraqi mosque. For the medieval Egyptian capital, please see Al-Askar. Al ‘Askarī Mosque 250px Basic information Location 22x20px Sāmarrā, Iraq Geographic coordinates coord}}{{#coordinates:34.19878|N|43.87338|E|region:IQ_type:landmark primary name= }} Affiliation Shia (Twelver) Completed 944 Al ‘Askarī Mosque or the ‘Askariyya Mosque/Shrine is a Shī‘ah Muslim holy site located in the Iraqi city of Sāmarrā 125 km from Baghdad.

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Located at 34.20 43.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 944, Buildings and structures in Samarra, Mausoleums in Iraq, Mosques in Iraq, Muhammad family, Safavid architecture, Shia mosques, Shrines in Iraq, Twelvers, Visitor attractions in Iraq, Ziyarat

2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing

This article is about the bombing that took place in 2006. For the later bombing see 2007 al-Askari Mosque bombing Al-Askari Mosque 2006 bombing File:Samarra. pngThe Al-Askari Mosque in 1916. Location Samarra, IraqDate February 22, 2006Target Al-Askari MosqueAttack type BombingDeaths 0Injured (non-fatal) 0Perpetrators Al-Qaeda in Iraq (presumed) The 2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing occurred at the al-Askari Mosque in the Iraqi city of Samarra, on February 22, 2006, at about 6:44 a.m. local time.

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Located at 34.20 43.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Samarra, Shia Islam in Iraq, Shia mosques, Shia–Sunni sectarian violence, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2006