Umm Qaşr
in Al-Zubair District of Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah, Iraq

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.036 and 47.920 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 2' 10" and E 47° 55' 10"
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: 05:36 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:07 am and 6:41 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: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Discover Umm Qaşr

Umm Qaşr in Al-Zubair District (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah) with it's 107,620 citizens is a place in Iraq about 308 mi (or 496 km) south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Current time in Umm Qaşr is now 05:36 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Umm Qaşr, of which two are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Abadan Airport in Iran in a distance of 30 mi (or 48 km). The closest airport in Iraq is Basrah International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 48 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Abi al Khasib, Az Zubayr, Nahiyat `Atbah, Khorramshahr and Basrah. 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 36°C / 97 °F
Evening Temperature 47°C / 117 °F
Night Temperature 40°C / 105 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 7%
Air Pressure 997 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 2nd of August 2021

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

Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021

47°C (117 °F)
43°C (109 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 4th of August 2021

47°C (117 °F)
42°C (108 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Iraqi Navy in Umm Qasr -- Operation New Dawn

Published: May 05, 2012
Length: 24:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: okrajoe

Operation New Dawn: Iraqi Navy in Umm Qasr. Courtesy video, American Forces Network Iraq, Date: 09.18.2011. Video of Iraqi navy in Umm Qasr in southern Iraq. Produced by Staff Sgt. Crystal Cook.

مدينة البصرة اللوجستية/ تقرير مترجم للـ CNN.

Published: April 25, 2012
Length: 33:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BasraLogisticsCity

Basra Logistic City (BLC) Iraq largest logistics hub OPEN for business ... 1.8 KM from Iraq Main's Port Um Qasr. 20 KM From Kuwaiti Boarder. Within 10 to 150km of 7 major oil fields. www.blc-ir...

قصيدة تدري ب فكد الام صعب بصوت خادم الحسين الملا كمال الشمري

Published: February 02, 2019
Length: 56:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: مجالس موكب نور الحسين

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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.

Umm Qasr Port

Umm Qasr Port is Iraq's only deep water port, part of the city of Umm Qasr. Iraq's second port in scale of size and goods shipped to the port of Basra, it is strategically important, located on the western edge of the al-Faw peninsula, where the mouth of the Shatt al Arab waterway enters the Persian Gulf. It is separated from the border of Kuwait by a small inlet. Prior to the Persian Gulf War, traffic between Kuwait and Iraq flowed over a bridge.

Located at 30.0534, 47.9376 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ports and harbours of Iraq, Basra Province, Navy bases

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Omolgasr, Um Kasr, Umm Qaşr, ام قصر