Al Miqdādīyah
in Al-Muqdadiya District of Diyālá, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.979 and 44.937 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 58' 42" and E 44° 56' 12"
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: 12:28 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:49 am and 7:14 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: 2024-06-18 08:18:47

Discover Al Miqdādīyah

Al Miqdādīyah in Al-Muqdadiya District (Diyālá) with it's 50,698 citizens is a city in Iraq about 54 mi (or 87 km) north-east of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Local time in Al Miqdādīyah is now 12:28 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports in the vicinity of Al Miqdādīyah, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 64 mi (or 103 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iraq is Samarra Archaeological City in a distance of 68 mi (or 110 km), West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Baladruz, Baqubah, Al Khalis, Khanaqin and At Tarmiyah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 46°C / 115 °F

Morning Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Evening Temperature 45°C / 113 °F
Night Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 5%
Air Pressure 1004 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

47°C (116 °F)
37°C (99 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

48°C (118 °F)
42°C (107 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 21st of June 2024

48°C (119 °F)
41°C (106 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

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.


Muqdadiyah (also transliterated Al-Muqdadiyah, Muqdadia, Miqdadiyah) is a city in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. The city is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|58|43|N|44|56|13|E| | |name= }}, about 80 km northeast of Baghdad and 30 km northeast of Baquba, the capital of Diyala.

Located at 33.9786, 44.9369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diyala Province, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks

The 23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks were two separate suicide attacks which occurred in Baghdad and Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on 23 April 2009. At least seventy-six people are known to have died in the attacks, including several Iranian pilgrims. The Los Angeles Times puts the death toll at seventy-nine. Most of the forty-eight people killed in Muqdadiyah, near Baqubah, Diyala Province, are believed to have been Iranian nationals.

Located at 33.9786, 44.9369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2009, Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2009

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shahrābān, Muqdadiyah, Shahroban, Al Miqdādīyah, المقدادية