in Qada Balad Ruz of Diyālá, Iraq
- Samarra Archaeological City (Unesco heritage, 85 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 33.696 and 45.078 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 33° 41' 46" and E 45° 4' 40"
- 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: 08:57 PM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:50 am and 7:13 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Baladrūz in Qada Balad Ruz (Diyālá) is a town located in Iraq about 46 mi (or 74 km) north-east of Baghdad, the country's capital place.
Time in Baladrūz is now 08:57 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 6 airports nearby Baladrūz, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 57 mi (or 92 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Samarra Archaeological City in a distance of 85 mi (or 136 km), North-West.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Miqdadiyah, Baqubah, Al Khalis, At Tarmiyah and Khanaqin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 42°C / 108 °F
|Morning Temperature||30°C / 87 °F|
|Evening Temperature||41°C / 106 °F|
|Night Temperature||34°C / 93 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1004 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 24th of June 2021
43°C (109 °F)
35°C (94 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 25th of June 2021
45°C (113 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 26th of June 2021
46°C (116 °F)
39°C (102 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate 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.
Balad Ruz is a small village in the Diyala province of Iraq. Its mayor is Mohamed Maroof Al-Hussein. Balad Ruz has a radio station that was opened Dec. 18 2006, known as Al Noor Radio Station, also known as “The Light”. The current commander of all Iraqi Army ground forces, Lt. General Ali Ghaidan Majid is from Balad Ruz.
2008 Balad Ruz bombing
The 15 September 2008 Balad Ruz bombing occurred on 15 September 2008 in Balad Ruz, Diyala when a female suicide bomber walked into and detonated herself at an Iftar banquet being held in the home of a policeman in celebration of his release from American detention at Camp Bucca; the attack killed 22 and injuring 32. Some of the wounded were taken to a joint US-Iraqi base nearby for treatment. 12 were killed in two car bombings in central Baghdad.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Baladrūz.
- Al Miqdadiyah
- Al Khalis
- At Tarmiyah
- Al 'Aziziyah
- As Suwayrah
- Gilan-e Gharb
- Al Mahmudiyah
- Qasr-e Shirin
- Abu Ghurayb
- Sarpol-e Zahab
- An Nu'maniyah
- Al Musayyib
- Al Mahawil
- Kerend-e Gharb
- Al Fallujah
- Al Kut
- Al Hashimiyah
- Al Hillah
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: