Qaryat al Barākīyah
in Kufa of An Najaf, Iraq

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.014 and 44.408 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 0' 49" and E 44° 24' 28"
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: 10:54 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 5:13 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: 4,7 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: 2020-10-30 08:29:16

Delve into Qaryat al Barākīyah

Qaryat al Barākīyah in Kufa (An Najaf) is located in Iraq about 92 mi (or 148 km) south of Baghdad, the country's capital town.

Current time in Qaryat al Barākīyah is now 10:54 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Qaryat al Barākīyah, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 87 mi (or 140 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Najaf, Al Manadhirah, Ash Shamiyah, Al Hashimiyah and Al Hillah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 11%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 1st of November 2020

33°C (91 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 2nd of November 2020

34°C (93 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 3rd of November 2020

34°C (93 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 39:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

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محاضرة السيد محمد صادق الخرسان دام عزه على قاعة مركز المرتضى للتنمية الاجتماعية - النجف الاشرف

Published: March 19, 2015
Length: 48:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: مركز المرتضى للتنمية الاجتماعية

مؤسسة المرتضى للثقافة والارشاد - مركز المرتضى للتنمية الاجتماعيه - مشروع والد وما ولد السيد محمد صادق الخرسا...

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Published: August 16, 2013
Length: 28:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: عماد الصدري

06-Dec-2014 Visiting Masjed e Kufa

Published: December 08, 2014
Length: 28:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

حسينا واحسيناه ـ اباذر الحلواجي ـ 2013

Published: February 22, 2013
Length: 16:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Zaid Kadhim

حسينا واحسيناه ـ اباذر الحلواجي ـ 2013.

Teaser Rodellar Chris Sharma and Dani Andrada

Published: January 31, 2009
Length: 33:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 73leop

Climbing video Worklessclimbmore.

اهداف باير ميونخ والارسنال دوري ابطال اوربا 19/2/2013

Published: February 19, 2013
Length: 44:20 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Zaid Kadhim

اهداف باير ميونخ والارسنال دوري ابطال اوربا 19/2/2013.

افضل عشرة اهداف في تاريخ دوري ابطال اوربا

Published: December 04, 2012
Length: 54:18 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Zaid Kadhim

zaid kazem.

كاظم الساهر - ست الحبايب

Published: March 21, 2014
Length: 01:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ali Duraid

الى امي العزيزه الى فؤاد روحي احبك يامي بكل جوارحي واتمنى لك طول العمر ودوام العافيه.

انا الرياحي ـ اباذر الحلواجي ـ 2013

Published: February 22, 2013
Length: 53:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Zaid Kadhim

انا الرياحي ـ اباذر الحلواجي ـ 2013.

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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.


Kufa is a city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres northeast of Najaf. It is located on the banks of the Euphrates River. The estimated population in 2003 was 110,000. Along with Samarra, Karbala, Kadhimiya and Najaf, Kufa is one of five Iraqi cities that are of great importance to Shia Muslims. The city was the final capital of ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, and was founded within the first hundred years of the 622 Hijra.

Located at 32.0333, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kufa, Amṣar, Capitals of caliphates

Al Najaf International Airport

Al Najaf International Airport is the airport serving Najaf, Iraq, and is located on the eastern side of the city. Formerly a military airbase, the facility consists of one asphalt runway 3,000 metres long and 70 metres wide. The airport is expanding to provide four departure gates, two arrival gates, immigration and passenger services.

Located at 31.9917, 44.4042 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Najaf, Airports in Iraq

Great Mosque of Kufa

The Great Mosque of Kufa, or Masjid al-Kūfa,or Masjid-al-Azam located in Kūfa, Iraq, is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. The mosque, built in the 7th century, contains the remains of Muslim ibn ‘Aqīl - first cousin of Husayn ibn ‘Alī, his companion Hānī ibn ‘Urwa, and the revolutionary Mukhtār al-Thaqafī.

Located at 32.0286, 44.4008 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
7th-century mosques, Arabic architecture, Islamic architecture, Islamic holy places, Kufa, Mausoleums in Iraq, Mosques in Iraq, Muhammad family, Shia Islam in Iraq, Shia mosques, Shrines, Twelvers, Visitor attractions in Iraq, Ziyarat

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Qaryat al Barākīyah, قرية البراكية