in Al-Muqdadiya District of Diyālá, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.754 and 44.605 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 45' 14" and E 44° 36' 18"
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: 03:49 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:05 am and 7:10 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: 2024-07-20 08:14:22

Explore Baqubah

Baqubah in Al-Muqdadiya District (Diyālá) with it's 152,550 inhabitants is located in Iraq about 31 mi (or 50 km) north of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Local time in Baqubah is now 03:49 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Baqubah, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 40 mi (or 65 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 60 mi (or 97 km), North-West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Khalis, At Tarmiyah, Al Miqdadiyah, Baghdad and Baladruz. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 45°C / 113 °F

Morning Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Evening Temperature 44°C / 111 °F
Night Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 995 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 21st of July 2024

44°C (111 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of July 2024

46°C (114 °F)
39°C (103 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

47°C (117 °F)
42°C (107 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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BoOoM Ft HaRFoRD - دنيا ما لها امان - Mr.D.K & BlacK‬ EviL

Published: January 10, 2015
Length: 34:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BoOoM Rap

دنيا ما لها امان .. 2015 V1 : B o O o M V2 : Mr.D.K V3 : BLaCk EViL Churce : HaRFoRD للتحميل بصيغة Mp3 Rap Diyala City أستماع...

U.S. Air Strike on Al Zarqawi | Terrorist Taken Out by F-16

Published: February 05, 2014
Length: 39:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DevilDog

Two U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons dropping two 500-lb. bombs on a farmhouse killing Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq. Scenes include flight footage of the farmhouse...

Fire in the hole!

Published: November 28, 2006
Length: 03:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: fjwjr

On our way out of Iraq, we stayed for a few days with our platoon that was living at a police station in the middle of Baqubah. Every week, all the unexploded ordinance that was found was put...

Rip It commercial while on patrol.

Published: February 18, 2014
Length: 27:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Crazy Vet

Rip It commercial while on patrol in Baqubah, Iraq 2007.

Fire fight in Baquba Iraq

Published: October 29, 2008
Length: 49:28 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: napalmloveskids

We always had a good time fighting the crazy insurgents.

FOB Warhorse Female MMA Combatives Fight July 3, 2010 1st Round

Published: August 02, 2010
Length: 48:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: AirborneCommoGirl

Round 1 of the Warhorse combatives smoker on July 3, 2010. This was one of two girl bouts of the night. Rematch between SFC Erica Lehmkuhl (33) and SPC Alicia Dimilio (20). Sorry but the sound...


Published: February 22, 2009
Length: 28:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: adammartin2500

eat your heart out, dante.

FOB Warhorse Female MMA Combatives Fight, 03 July 2010, Declaring the victor

Published: August 09, 2010
Length: 34:40 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: AirborneCommoGirl

Final piece of video from the FOB Warhorse combatives, MMA fight on 03 July 2010.

انظر ماذا قال يونس محمود في برنامج عن العراق ......

Published: March 04, 2014
Length: 24:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jasim Mohammed


Published: April 07, 2008
Length: 12:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jusanuthernobody

some of the IEDs we found.

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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.


Baqubah is the capital of Iraq's Diyala Governorate. The city is located some 50 km to the northeast of Baghdad, on the Diyala River. In 2003 it had an estimated population of some 467,900 people. Baqubah served as a way station between Baghdad and Khorasan on the medieval Silk Road. During the Abbasid Caliphate, it was known for its date and fruit orchards, irrigated by the Nahrawan Canal.

Located at 33.75, 44.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diyala Province, Populated places along the Silk Road, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

Baquba Air Base

Baquba Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

Located at 33.7944, 44.6019 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Baqubeh, Bakuba, Baquba, Baqubah, Ba’qūba, بعقوبة, Ba‘qūbah, Бакуба, Bakouba, XQV, 巴古拜