Baghdad
in Al Rusafa of Muḩāfaz̧at Baghdād, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
33.341 and 44.401 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 33° 20' 26" and E 44° 24' 3"
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: 02:27 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:55 am and 7:15 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iraq in Western Asia

Safety Score: 4,6 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: 2019-06-27 07:25:04

Discover Baghdad

Baghdad in Al Rusafa (Muḩāfaz̧at Baghdād) with it's 7,216,000 citizens is a city in Iraq. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Baghdad is now 02:27 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports in the vicinity of Baghdad, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Samarra Archaeological City in a distance of 77 mi (or 123 km), North-West. 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: Abu Ghurayb, Al Mahmudiyah, At Tarmiyah, Baqubah and Al Khalis. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

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

Morning Temperature 34°C / 93 °F
Evening Temperature 46°C / 115 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 6%
Air Pressure 998 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (8 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 28th of June 2019

43°C (109 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

43°C (109 °F)
36°C (96 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 30th of June 2019

42°C (107 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Royal Tulip Alrasheed Hotel

Address
1,8 mi
International Green Zone
8070 Baghdad
Iraq

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Cristal Grand Ishtar Hotel

Address
2,1 mi
Al Sa'adoun Street, 00964 Baghdād, Irak
Baghdad
Iraq

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Babylon Warwick Hotel

Address
3,0 mi
JADRIYA STREET
00964 Baghdad
Iraq

Time Information

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


Coral Baghdad Hotel

Address
4,0 mi
Baghdad University 28 Street
00964 Baghdad
Iraq

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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

Baghdad 1992 - بغداد عام 1992 جمال ونظافة وتنظيم وحب واخلاق

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 35:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tom Van

بغداد هارون الرشيد .. كما يجب ان تكون ... جمال وفن وتنظيم .. محبة واخلاق .. اين هي الان ؟؟ http://youtu.be/bHdFj20sl70.


بغداد ♡ Baghdad

Published: March 05, 2015
Length: 41:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: عبدالوهاب الفتلاوي

قصيدة بغداد - للشاعر أبو سليمان الخشماني.


Baghdad Fashion Show | IraqiPlatform | (Hisham Vlog#1)

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 17:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Iraqi Platform

Baghdad Fashion Show || ----------------------------- FILMED BY : HISHAM SABAH EDITED BY : YASMINE KHAN.


مسابقة الاتوكورس 2013 Baghdad - Iraq - Drift

Published: March 03, 2013
Length: 46:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: DJMoCityTV

Really quick video i put together during my visit to baghdad this year, using my iphone to film and imovie to edit. The sound track is currently one of the hotests anthems in iraq. ENJOY and SHARE.


Baghdad Auto Club & Iraq Tuning Club 06 12 2013

Published: October 09, 2014
Length: 25:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Humam Constantine

Iraq Tuning Club In Association with Baghdad Auto Club Event of 06 . 12 . 2013 At Al-Jadriyah Park.


Baghdad Dentistry Harlem Shake

Published: March 10, 2013
Length: 12:06 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: amalife25

المرحلة الثانية - جامعة بغداد / كلية طب الأسنان 2012-2013 إحنة سوينة هيچ للخروج من جو الروتين الممل وللترفيه...


Route Irish, Baghdad, Iraq, PSD (Nov 2005)

Published: October 16, 2010
Length: 43:57 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: NickVenture1

Ambush resistant vehicle driving down Route Irish. All clear, too easy, this time. The Baghdad Airport Road is a 12 kilometer (7.5 mi) stretch of highway in Baghdad, Iraq linking the International...


تفجير جامع الخلاني Baghdad truck bomb al Khilani mosque

Published: September 16, 2007
Length: 36:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Samir Riyadh

انفجار شاحنه مفخخه وقد أدى الانفجار الذي وقع في قلب العاصمة العراقية بغداد بعد الظهر يوم الثلاثاء المصادف...


Small Prop Plane spiraling down for landing at Baghdad International Airport, (dec 2005)

Published: October 16, 2010
Length: 41:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: NickVenture1

Flights to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) departing from Beyrouth,despite the ongoing war, remained possible for regular passengers thanks to a Lebanese Carrier operating this plane out...


rollin in Baghdad

Published: September 10, 2009
Length: 11:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yourheronm06

cruising downtown Baghdad.


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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.

Baghdad

Baghdad is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province. The population of Baghdad as of 2011 is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab World, and the second largest city in Western Asia. Located along the Tigris River, the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate.

Located at 33.325, 44.422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Baghdad, Arab League, Capitals in Asia, Fertile Crescent, Iraqi culture, Historic Jewish communities, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places established in the 8th century, 762 establishments, Cities in Iraq, Capitals of caliphates

Coalition Provisional Authority

The Coalition Provisional Authority was established as a transitional government following the invasion of Iraq by the United States and its allies, members of the Multi-National Force – Iraq which was formed to oust the government of Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Located at 33.3333, 44.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Coalition Provisional Authority, United States Department of Defense agencies

National Museum of Iraq

The National Museum of Iraq is a museum located in Baghdad, Iraq. Also known as the Iraq Museum, it contains precious relics from the Mesopotamian civilization.

Located at 33.3283, 44.3854 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1926, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Archaeological museums, History museums, National museums, Museums in Iraq, Archaeology of Iraq, Looting

House of Wisdom

This article is about the medieval Abbasid Library, Baghdad. For the ancient Fatimid university see Dar al-Hikmah. The House of Wisdom was a library, translation institute and research center established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq. It was a key institution in the Translation Movement and is considered to have been a major intellectual hub during the Islamic Golden Age.

Located at 33.3423, 44.3836 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
9th-century establishments, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Defunct libraries, Medieval Iraq, Educational institutions established in the 8th century, History of Islamic science, Arabic architecture, Libraries in Iraq, Destroyed landmarks, Harun al-Rashid

Kingdom of Iraq (Mandate administration)

The Kingdom of Iraq under British Administration or Mandatory Iraq was created under the League of Nations Class A mandate under Article 22 and entrusted to Britain, when the Ottoman Empire was divided in August 1920 by the Treaty of Sèvres, following World War I. This award was prepared on April 25, 1920, at the San Remo conference in Italy. France controlled the Mandates of Syria and Lebanon.

Located at 33.3333, 44.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
20th century in Iraq, Former countries in the Middle East, Fertile Crescent, Iraq–United Kingdom relations, States and territories established in 1920, 1920 establishments, 1932 disestablishments, British military occupations, World Digital Library related

Garden of Ridván, Baghdad

The Garden of Ridván (lit. garden of paradise) or Najibiyyih Garden was a wooded garden in what is now Baghdad's Rusafa District, on the banks of the Tigris river. It is notable as the location where Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith, stayed for twelve days from April 21 to May 2, 1863, after the Ottoman Empire exiled him from Baghdad and before commencing his journey to Constantinople.

Located at 33.3451, 44.3781 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gardens in Iraq, Bahá'u'lláh, Bahá'í gardens

Central Bank of Iraq

The Central Bank of Iraq is the central bank of Iraq.

Located at 33.3376, 44.3941 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Central banks, Baghdad, Economy of Iraq, Bank robberies, Banks of Iraq, Commercial buildings completed in 1985, 1947 establishments in Iraq, Banks established in 1947

Haifa Street

Haifa Street (or Hayfa Street) is a two mile long street in Baghdad, Iraq. Along with Yafa Street (named after the port city of Jaffa), it runs southeast to the Assassin's Gate, an archway that served as the main entrance to the American-run Green Zone during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, paralleling the Tigris river. It was named "Haifa" in the 1980s by Saddam Hussein in honor of the port city of Haifa. The street is lined with many high-rise buildings.

Located at 33.3365, 44.3815 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods in Baghdad, Streets in Baghdad

Karkh

Karkh or Al-Karkh is historically the name of the western half of Baghdad, Iraq, or alternatively, the western shore of the river Tigris as it ran through Baghdad. The eastern shore is known as Al-Rasafa. Its name is derived from the Syriac (ܟܪܟܐ) Karkha; citadel. Today, it is also a neighborhood between the international zone and the Tigris. Karkh is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad.

Located at 33.3167, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods in Baghdad, Administrative districts in Baghdad

3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing

The 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing was the detonation of a large truck bomb in a busy market in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on 3 February 2007. The suicide attack killed at least 135 people and injured 339 others. The bomb, estimated to be about one ton in weight, brought down at least 10 buildings and coffee shops and obliterated market stalls in a largely Shi‘ite enclave less than a half mile from the Tigris River.

Located at 33.3157, 44.3922 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Baghdad, Suicide car and truck bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2007, Attacks on marketplaces in Iraq, Mass murder in 2007

Assassins' Gate (Green Zone)

The Assassin's Gate is one of four primary points of entry to the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq. The name originates from the unit (Alpha Company, 2-6 Infantry, 2 Brigade, 1 Armored Division - Alpha Assassins) initially providing security at the gate and does not refer to an event nor does it have any Iraqi meaning. It is described as "a sandstone arch".

Located at 33.3202, 44.4007 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Arches and vaults, Domes, Gates

Administrative districts in Baghdad

There are nine administrative districts in the city of Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, that correspond to the nine district advisory councils. The Baghdad Security Plan used these nine districts as the nine security districts. These were formed in 2003 following the invasion of Iraq. District council members are selected from the 89 Neighborhood Advisory Councils in Baghdad. The number of neighborhood representatives on the district council is based upon the community's population.

Located at 33.3333, 44.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Administrative districts in Baghdad, Government of Iraq

Rusafa

Al Rusafa or Rasafa is the east-bank settlement of Baghdad, Iraq, or the eastern shore of the river Tigris. It is also one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad. When referring to Al Rusafa as a district, it refers to the older area in the Rasafa side of Baghdad; its central commercial area, a center of markets considered one of the four old CBDs of Baghdad. The west side of the river is Al Karkh (الكرخ).

Located at 33.3316, 44.4152 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Baghdad, Administrative districts in Baghdad

Mansour Hotel

The Al Mansour Hotel is situated in the coastside of the Tigris river in the middle of Baghdad city. In 2007, the hotel experienced bombings resulting in 12 deaths.

Located at 33.3279, 44.3963 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hotels in Iraq, Buildings and structures in Baghdad

Mutanabbi Street

Mutanabbi Street is located in Baghdad, Iraq, near the old quarter of Baghdad; at Al Rasheed Street. It is the historic center of Baghdad bookselling, a street filled with bookstores and outdoor book stalls. It was named after the 10th century classical Iraqi poet Al-Mutanabbi. This street is well established for bookselling and has often been referred to as the heart and soul of the Baghdad literacy and intellectual community.

Located at 33.341, 44.3888 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods in Baghdad, Streets in Baghdad, Bookstore neighborhoods

Mustansiriya Madrasah

Mustansiriya Madrasah is a historical building in Baghdad, Iraq. It was the premises of one of the oldest Islamic universities in the world, established in 1227 as a Madrasah by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mustansir making it one of the oldest universities in the world. It is located on the left bank of the Tigris River, the building survived the Mongol invasion of 1258, and has been restored.

Located at 33.3385, 44.3896 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in the 13th century, 1233 establishments, Education in Baghdad, Buildings and structures in Baghdad

Al Rasheed Street

Al Rasheed Street or Al Rashid Street is located in Downtown Baghdad and is one of the city's main streets, stretching from North Gate to South Gate. The origin of Al Rasheed Street goes back to the Ottomans who ruled Iraq from 1534 to 1918. During that time, the only known public street in Baghdad was Al Naher Street (Shari al-Naher). Al Naher means River - the street stretches a few kilometers along the east banks of the river Tigris, so this may be the reasoning behind its name.

Located at 33.3427, 44.3887 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Baghdad, Neighborhoods in Baghdad

Khan Murjan

The Khan Murjan‎ is a building in the souq of Baghdad, Iraq. The structure was first built in the 14th century as a caravanserai, an inn for traveling merchants, whose center was a hall more than 13 metres high. The crenellated arches of brick and perforated windows make this a fascinating piece of architecture. The building was reputedly in a state of disrepair for over two centuries, with waist-high flood water from the Tigris standing in the famous hallway.

Located at 33.3386, 44.3925 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Baghdad

Ministry of Industry and Minerals (Iraq)

The Ministry of Industry is the Iraq government agency responsible for the industrial development of Iraq.

Located at 33.3286, 44.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government ministries of Iraq, Economy of Iraq, Economy ministries

Alrafidain University College

Al Rafidain University College is a private Iraqi university established in 1988 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Located at 33.3642, 44.4072 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Iraq, Education in Baghdad, Educational institutions established in 1988

Baghdad Medical City

Baghdad Medical City (مدينة الطب) formerly known as Saddam Medical City (1983-2003) and before that known as Medical City Teaching Hospital (1973-1983) is a complex of several teaching hospitals in Bab Al-Moatham, Baghdad, Iraq The Medical City includes the Baghdad University College of Medicine. The largest hospital in the complex is the Surgical Specialties Hospital built in 1980.

Located at 33.3451, 44.3781 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Iraq, Government of Iraq, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Hospitals established in 1980

Ministry of Justice (Iraq)

The Ministry of Justice of Iraq (MoJ) is the federal government ministry concerned with judicial and prosecutorial training, publishing the Official Gazette, notaries public, deeds & records, and since June 5, 2004, prisons. Since 21 December 2010, Hassan al-Shimari has been the Iraqi justice minister. The ministry has a staff of 13,619 (2007), 130 courthouses and headquarter located are at the Ministry of Justice Building.

Located at 33.3308, 44.3919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government ministries of Iraq, Law enforcement in Iraq, Justice ministries

Ministry of Finance (Iraq)

The Ministry of Finance is the Iraq government agency responsible for finance of Iraq and banks.

Located at 33.355, 44.3964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Government ministries of Iraq, Finance ministries

Emo killings in Iraq

The Emo killings in Iraq were a string of homicides that were part of a campaign against gay Iraqi teenage boys who dressed in a Westernized "emo" style. At least six, and up to 70 young men were kidnapped, tortured and murdered in Baghdad, Iraq, during March 2012. In September 2012, BBC News reported that gay men in Baghdad say the killings are continuing.

Located at 33.325, 44.422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2012, Emo, 2012 in Iraq, LGBT rights in Iraq, History of Baghdad, Violence against men, LGBT history in Iraq, Article Feedback 5

Capture of Baghdad (1623)

The Capture of Baghdad occurred on 25 January 1623. Which was a conflict between the military of Abbas I of Persia against Murad IV of Turkey.

Located at 33.325, 44.422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ottoman–Persian Wars, History of Baghdad, Conflicts in 1623, History of Iraq, 1620s in Asia, 17th century in the Ottoman Empire

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Baghdad.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Baghdad.

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30 Nov
2019

Baghdad
Starting at: 03:00 am (03:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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