in Al-Muqdadiya District of Diyālá, Iraq
- 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: 06:13 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:49 am and 4:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2020-12-01 08:35:37
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 06:13 AM (Wednesday). 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: 15°C / 59 °F
|Morning Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 60 °F|
|Night Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 3rd of December 2020
19°C (67 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 4th of December 2020
20°C (68 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 5th of December 2020
20°C (68 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Videos from this area
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Fire in the hole!
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FOB Warhorse Female MMA Combatives Fight, 03 July 2010, Declaring the victor
Final piece of video from the FOB Warhorse combatives, MMA fight on 03 July 2010.
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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.
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.
These districts belong to Baqubah.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Baqubah.
- Al Hajjiyah
- Al Mafrak
- Hayy as Salam
- Al Yarmuk
- Al 'Uthmaniyah
- Ba'qubah al Jadidah
- Al Mu'allimin
- Al Iskan as Sina'i
- Al Huwaydir
- Mahmud ash Shayb
- Al Katun
- As Saray
- Qaryat Umm al 'Azam
- At Takiyah
- Hayy al Amin
- Suq Ba'qubah al Kabir
- Mustafa Rayyis
- Hayy as Sawamrah
- Al Hayy al 'Asri
- Sulayma Hawwar
- Hayy al Faris
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Baqubah.
- Al Khalis
- At Tarmiyah
- Al Miqdadiyah
- Abu Ghurayb
- Al Mahmudiyah
- As Suwayrah
- Al Fallujah
- Al 'Aziziyah
- Al Musayyib
- Ad Dawr
- Al Mahawil
- Al 'Awjah
- Qasr-e Shirin
- Al Hindiyah
- Al Hillah
- Gilan-e Gharb
- Al Hashimiyah
- Sarpol-e Zahab
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