District of Basrah
in Basrah District of Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah, Iraq
- 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:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 08:46 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 3:57 am and 5:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-07-14 07:22:23
Delve into Al Iskān
The district Al Iskān of Basrah in Basrah District (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah) is a subburb in Iraq about 279 mi south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital town.
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: 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: 47°C / 117 °F
|Morning Temperature||36°C / 96 °F|
|Evening Temperature||46°C / 116 °F|
|Night Temperature||38°C / 100 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||998 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 16th of July 2020
46°C (114 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 17th of July 2020
46°C (115 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 18th of July 2020
48°C (118 °F)
40°C (104 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Shell's Iraqi energy deal - 11 Nov 08
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Takeoff from Basrah Internaional Airport اقلاع من مطار البصرة الدولي
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Covert support operation with Alpha Company taking back Basra Iraq 2003 after UK & Iraqi forces
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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.
Basra International Airport
Basrah International Airport is the second largest international airport in Iraq, and is located in the southern city of Basra.
Az Zubayr or Zubair, is a town in Basra Governorate in Iraq, just south of Basra The name is also sometimes written Az Zubair, Zubair, Zoubair, El Zubair, or Zobier.
University of Basrah
The University of Basrah is situated in the city of Basra, Iraq. For historic reasons the final -h is retained on Basrah in the name of the university. Founded in 1964 to meet the needs of southern Iraq, the University of Basrah was at first affiliated with the University of Baghdad, but in 1964 it became an independent body.
Shaibah is the name of a small village and a site of a military airfield near Az Zubayr, 7 miles south west of Basrah in Iraq. It was the site of RAF Shaibah from 1920 until 1956 when it was then handed over to the Iraqi Air Force. 3rd Indian Motor Brigade was reformed as 43rd Lorried Infantry Brigade here in December 1942-February 1943 during the Second World War.
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.
Basra Sports City
Basra Sports City is a sports complex in Basra, Southern Iraq.
Shaibah Air Base
Shaibah Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Basrah Governorate of Iraq. It was built in the 1980s for the Iraqi Air Force and abandoned after Operation Desert Storm in 1991. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Today, refurbished and known as Shaibah Airport, it is a small civilian airfield south of Basara in southeastern Iraq near the Kuwaiti Border, used by light private planes.
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 also belong to Basrah.
- Al Ablah
- Al Asma'i
- Al Basrah al Qadimah
- Al Hayy al Markazi
- Al Hayyaniyah
- 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
- Al Mishraq al Jadid
- As Safah
- Kut al Hajjaj
- Al Makinah
- Al Mishraq al Qadim
- Al Amn Al Dakhili
- Kut as Sayyid
- Al Jaza'ir
- Al Hadi
- 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:
الاسكان, Al Iskān