in Basrah District of Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah, Iraq
- Basrah International Airport (8 mi)
- Abadan Airport (28 mi)
- Ahwaz Airport (82 mi)
- Mahshahr Airport (82 mi)
- Kuwait International Airport (89 mi)
- Omidiyeh Airport (107 mi)
- Khark Island Airport (175 mi)
- Hafr Al Batin Airport (180 mi)
- Tchogha Zanbil (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (Unesco heritage, 122 mi)
- 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: 11:51 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:47 am and 6:45 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2023-05-30 08:29:35
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 11:51 AM (Tuesday). 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: 42°C / 107 °F
|Morning Temperature||32°C / 90 °F|
|Evening Temperature||42°C / 107 °F|
|Night Temperature||36°C / 97 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1008 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (11 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Wednesday, 31st of May 2023
41°C (105 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 1st of June 2023
43°C (109 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 2nd of June 2023
42°C (107 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Sky is clear, strong breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Takeoff from Basrah Internaional Airport اقلاع من مطار البصرة الدولي
اقلاع من مطار البصرة الدولي الى مطار الملكة علياء الدولي- عمان.
Covert support operation with Alpha Company taking back Basra Iraq 2003 after UK & Iraqi forces
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قصه قصيرة عن عدم أحترام الام #شاعر فرحان المحبوب
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Basrah.
- Al Ablah
- Al Asma'i
- Al Basrah al Qadimah
- Al Hayy al Markazi
- Al Hayyaniyah
- Al Iskan
- Al Jumhuriyah
- Al Ma'qil
- Al Mazlaq
- At Tuwaysah
- Bani Sakin
- Dur al Mawani
- Hayy ath Thulth
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Basrah.
- Al Khalij al 'Arabi
- Al Mu'allimin
- Al Hassawiyah
- Hayy Al Kafaat
- Kut al Hajjaj
- Al Mishraq al Jadid
- Al Makinah
- As Safah
- Al Hadi
- Kut as Sayyid
- Al Amn Al Dakhili
- Al Mishraq al Qadim
- Al Muftiyah
- Al Jubaylah
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Basrah.
- Az Zubayr
- Abi al Khasib
- Nahiyat `Atbah
- Al Qurnah
- Al Madinah
- Nahiyat Bahar
- Al Faw
- Al Jabayish
- Qal'at Salih
- Kuwait City
- Al Jahra'
- Al Farwaniyah
- Al Kahla'
- Mubarak al Kabir
- Suq ash Shuyukh
- Bandar-e Mahshahr
- Al Maymunah
- Al Ahmadi
- Al 'Amarah
- Ash Shatrah
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