Balad Ilyās
in Abu Al-Khaseeb District of Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.472 and 47.844 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 28' 17" and E 47° 50' 36"
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: 12:30 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:52 am and 6:54 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: 2020-07-07 07:21:07

Delve into Balad Ilyās

Balad Ilyās in Abu Al-Khaseeb District (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah) is located in Iraq about 283 mi (or 455 km) south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital town.

Current time in Balad Ilyās is now 12:30 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Balad Ilyās, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Iraq is Basrah International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-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 is Tchogha Zanbil in Iran at a distance of 119 mi (or 191 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Basrah, Abi al Khasib, Az Zubayr, Nahiyat `Atbah and Khorramshahr. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 47°C / 117 °F

Morning Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Evening Temperature 47°C / 117 °F
Night Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 5%
Air Pressure 993 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 8th of July 2020

48°C (118 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 9th of July 2020

47°C (116 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 10th of July 2020

49°C (121 °F)
41°C (105 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay


3,2 mi
00000 BASRAH

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

متوسطة فلسطين للبنات في البصرة .. المشهد يتحدث عن نفسه !!

Published: November 28, 2014
Length: 26:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: زياد بن علي

متوسطة فلسطين للبنات في البصرة .. المشهد يتحدث عن نفسه !!


Published: August 11, 2010
Length: 05:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Leppify

Iraq special forces vs 82nd Airborne.... You be the judge...

36 ID: Return with Honor

Published: August 30, 2012
Length: 17:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 36 Infantry Division

A documentary about the 36 ID Headquarters deployment to Iraq. The division served as the Command and Control for United States Division-South from January-September 2011. Approximately 700...

Timelapse of Basra City-Iraq

Published: November 21, 2014
Length: 47:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Haidar Hasani

This is my first attempt of shooting a timelapse I used a Nikon D5200 for this. I appreciate your feedback..hope you like it Facebook:

Basra Region | اقليم البصرة

Published: April 24, 2013
Length: 13:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ahmed Saeed

فيديو بسيط عن اقليم البصرة - العراق \ Simple Video About Basra Region - Iraq.

Shell's Iraqi energy deal - 11 Nov 08

Published: November 11, 2008
Length: 11:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Al Jazeera English

International oil company Shell has signed a $4bn deal to process natural gas at a plant in the Iraqi city of Basra. Mounir Bouaziz, Shell's gas and power vice president for new business...

سواعد تقطف الموت وتزرع الامل

Published: April 09, 2014
Length: 31:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hisham Albert

أجسام غريبة تحوم في سماء البصرة جنوب العراق | UFOs in basra south iraq

Published: April 03, 2015
Length: 11:49 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Karrar Salman

تم تصوير هذين الجسمين الغريبين يوم 2 من شهر يناير عام 2015 This video was recorded on 2 January 2015.

Iraq to look with Pc

Published: November 26, 2014
Length: 25:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Marco Monelli

Dedicato a tutti i miei colleghi del cantiere in Iraq.

تصوير من على جسر التنومه

Published: August 22, 2012
Length: 02:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ماجد الماجدي

جسر التنومه الجديد من قبل ماجد البصراوي.

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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.


Basra also written Basrah is the capital of Basra Governorate, in southern Iraq near Kuwait and Iran. It had an estimated population of 952,441 as of 2007, and 2,009,767 as of 2012. Basra is also Iraq's main port, although it does not have deep water access, which is handled at the port of Umm Qasr. The city is part of the historic location of Sumer, the home of Sinbad the Sailor, and a proposed location of the Garden of Eden.

Located at 30.5, 47.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Basra, Fertile Crescent, District capitals of Iraq, Amṣar, Cities in Iraq

Kuwait Medical Association

Kuwait Medical Association was founded in October 1963. It is an establishment which provides and represents all doctors in Kuwait. The Kuwait Medical Association headquarters are in the Kuwait Medical Professionals building.

Located at 30.4831, 47.8089 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Organizations based in Kuwait

Iraqi Oil Tankers Company

Iraqi Oil Tanker Company (IOTC) is the state owned Iraqi company specialized in the ocean transport of crude oil and refined products. It was established in 1972.

Located at 30.4831, 47.8089 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies of Iraq, Tanker shipping companies, Shipping companies of Iraq

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Balad Ilyās, Balad al Yās, بلد الياس