in Kufa of An Najaf, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.026 and 44.346 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 1' 33" and E 44° 20' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - IQD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, Kurdish, Armenian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:25 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:55 am and 7:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iraq in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Iraq.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iraq. Last Update: 2024-06-13 08:18:50

Explore Najaf

Najaf in Kufa (An Najaf) with it's 482,576 inhabitants is located in Iraq about 91 mi (or 146 km) south of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Local time in Najaf is now 11:25 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports in the wider vicinity of Najaf, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 86 mi (or 138 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Manadhirah, Ash Shamiyah, Al Hillah, Al Hashimiyah and Al Hindiyah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 44°C / 112 °F

Morning Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Evening Temperature 44°C / 110 °F
Night Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1003 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (10 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 14th of June 2024

43°C (109 °F)
37°C (99 °F)
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

44°C (111 °F)
38°C (101 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of June 2024

46°C (116 °F)
41°C (106 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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College of Nursing Students' Trip

Published: March 23, 2018
Length: 03:26 min
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Author: 7mrk9 IQ

دفعة الله كريم جامعة الكوفة.

Masaib-e-imam-e hussain(a.s) during journey from najaf to karbala by shoeb raza nowganwi

Published: May 08, 2018
Length: 37:25 min
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Author: Digital Member

Masaeb imam e hussain a.s. fron najaf to karbala by shoeb raza nowganwi.

العاصفة القادمة ستقف عند ضريح الإمام علي ع

Published: April 08, 2018
Length: 37:59 min
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Author: TCN DIS تكنو دزاين

Arbaeen | walk of love |Najaf| Aon naqvi|

Published: October 27, 2018
Length: 16:43 min
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Author: Syed Aon naqvi

the walk of love Najaf to Karbala #Labaykyahussainع #Yahussainع.

Maqam e Imam e Hasan Near Najaf Ashraf beer e Shifa, cancer se Shifa ka Paani

Published: September 13, 2018
Length: 24:39 min
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Author: Sher Khan

Najaf Ashraf se 65 kilometres ki doori per ye 2 Paani ki Nehre Kooaye ki shaql me hai jinke paani se Cancer tak ke marz se Shifa haasil hoti hai to doosre ...

عبور المرحله 93 من القبائل المتخاصمه /ما تصدقون الكلج الي صار

Published: May 30, 2018
Length: 08:50 min
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Author: alien gamer

للتواصل رابط اللعبه المقلده يمكن اخذ الاموال من خلال...


Published: May 28, 2018
Length: 39:27 min
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Author: محمد الظالمي

فيلم قصير اخ يقتل اخيه شوفوه يفوتكم.

Ramblin’ Randy: Iraq Day 2 InstaStory

Published: April 15, 2018
Length: 07:22 min
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Author: R Dub!

Dinginnya kota suci NAJAF, IRAQ

Published: February 23, 2018
Length: 58:35 min
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Author: Salim Qures

Vlog #1.

Iraqi Airways Mumbai To Najaf Flight

Published: October 21, 2018
Length: 39:42 min
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Author: Kheda Muharram

Haq Baat Sab Ke Sath.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Najaf is a city in Iraq about 160 km (roughly 100 miles) south of Baghdad. Its estimated population in 2008 is 560,000 people. It is the capital of Najaf Governorate. It is widely considered the third holiest city of Shi'a Islam and the center of Shia political power in Iraq.

Located at 32, 44.33 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Najaf, Populated places established in the 8th century, 791 establishments, Holy cities, Shia holy cities, Fertile Crescent, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

An-Najaf Stadium

An Najaf Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Najaf, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Najaf football club. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

Located at 32.0122, 44.3276 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Iraq

Battle of Najaf (2004)

The Battle of Najaf was fought between United States and Iraqi forces on one side and the Islamist Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr on the other in the Iraqi city of Najaf in August 2004.

Located at 31.9958, 44.3144 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 2004, 2004 in Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War in 2004, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Urban warfare, Najaf, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

Kumayl ibn Ziyad

Kumayl bin Ziyad an-Nakha'i a companion of Muhammad, and later Ali, the final Sunni Rashidun Caliph and first Shi'a Imam. He is best known for the du'a or supplication in the Shi'a anthologies that bears his name, du'a Kumayl. Kumayl fought alongside Sa'id ibn Jubayr at the battle of Jamājim in 82 AH (699-701 CE) against the provincial governor of the Iraqi region, al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf al-Thaqafi. Kumayl commanded the ‘Battalion of Qur’an Reciters’. The shrine of Kumayl is in Kufa, Iraq.

Located at 32.0069, 44.3386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sahabah favored by Shias, Male Sahabah, Shia Muslims, 7th-century people

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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