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Badrah Destination Guide

Touring Badrah in Iraq

Badrah in the region of Wāsiţ is located in Iraq - some 90 mi or ( 145 km ) East of Baghdad , the country's capital city .

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Time in Badrah is now 05:28 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zurbatiyah, Umm ar Rawwaf, Qal'at Muzaybilah, Mishali Bikik, and Khashmah. Being here already, consider visiting Zurbatiyah . Check out our recommendations for Badrah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Badra, Iraq

Badra is a town in south eastern Iraq near the Iraqi-Iranian borders in Wasit Governorate. Its population is a mixture of Arabs, Turkmen and Faili Kurds. Badra is located next to the site of the ancient city Der. Badra is also located on top of the Badra oil field which, after a discovery well was drilled in 1979, has remained unexploited until 2011.

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Located at 33.12 45.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Wasit Province


Zurbatiyah is a city located in Wāsiţ, Iraq and is a busy port of entry from Iran. The Zurbatiyah port of entry, east of Baghdad, is one of Iraq's busiest crossing points. Hundreds of Iranians, mainly pilgrims heading for the Shiite holy cities of Najaf and Karbala, cross the border on foot each day.

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Located at 33.15 46.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Wasit Province

Der (Sumer)

Der was a Sumerian city-state at the site of modern Tell Aqar near al-Badra in Iraq's Wasit Governorate. It was east of the Tigris River on the border between Sumer and Elam. Its name was possibly Durum.

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Located at 33.23 45.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities, Wasit Province

Historical Weather

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