in Basrah District of Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.509 and 47.780 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 30' 30" and E 47° 46' 49"
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: 05:11 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:52 am and 6:38 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: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Discover Basrah

Basrah in Basrah District (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah) with it's 2,600,000 citizens is a city in Iraq about 278 mi (or 448 km) south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Local time in Basrah is now 05:11 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Basrah, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Iraq is Basrah International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 12 km), 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 118 mi (or 189 km). Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

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

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

38°C (100 °F)
34°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

39°C (103 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Tuesday, 21st of May 2024

41°C (106 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay


3,7 mi
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Time Information

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

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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 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Basra, Fertile Crescent, District capitals of Iraq, Amṣar, Cities in Iraq

Ţirād Khurr

Ţirād Khurr is said to be a place (possibly a small suburb, industrial zone, or historic monument) in the city of Basra, in the Basra Governorate province of Iraq. It is said to lie at latitude 30° 33' N, longitude 47° 45' E, and is very near to the Shatt al-Arab waterway. A single online source claims it has a population of approximately 13,300, but the name does not appear on large-scale maps of Basra.

Located at 30.55, 47.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Basra Province

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

South Oil Company

South Oil Company (SOC) is a national Iraqi company responsible for the oil in the south of Iraq. It is situated in Basrah, Iraq. South oil company is one of the major fundamental formations of the Iraq National Oil Company (INOC). It was the first nucleus and the basis of national direct investment projects in the 1970s, where the SOC was subsidiary to the national company.

Located at 30.4964, 47.7969 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Oil and gas companies of Iraq, Oil companies

Shatt Al-Arab University College

Shatt Al-Arab University College is a private Iraqi university estableshed in 1993 in Basrah in the south of Iraq.

Located at 30.5442, 47.7883 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Iraq, Educational institutions established in 1993

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:
Bassorah, Basra, Busra, Basrah, Bussora, Bassora, Busrah, Bassra, Al Başrah, بصرة, البصرة, ܒܨܪܐ, Басра, Basora, بصره, בצרה, BSR, Bàssora, バスラ, Al-Basra, Baçorá, 巴士拉, 巴斯拉