in Al Rusafa of Muḩāfaz̧at Baghdād, Iraq
- Samarra Archaeological City (Unesco heritage, 77 mi)
- 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: 11:27 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:29 am and 6:41 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2019-08-21 07:24:13
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 11:27 AM (Wednesday). 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: 43°C / 109 °F
|Morning Temperature||31°C / 88 °F|
|Evening Temperature||42°C / 107 °F|
|Night Temperature||34°C / 93 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1003.7 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
43°C (110 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
43°C (109 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 24th of August 2019
45°C (113 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Baghdad 1992 - بغداد عام 1992 جمال ونظافة وتنظيم وحب واخلاق
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Baghdad Fashion Show | IraqiPlatform | (Hisham Vlog#1)
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مسابقة الاتوكورس 2013 Baghdad - Iraq - Drift
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
Iraq Tuning Club In Association with Baghdad Auto Club Event of 06 . 12 . 2013 At Al-Jadriyah Park.
Baghdad Dentistry Harlem Shake
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Route Irish, Baghdad, Iraq, PSD (Nov 2005)
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تفجير جامع الخلاني Baghdad truck bomb al Khilani mosque
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)
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Central Bank of Iraq
The Central Bank of Iraq is the central bank of Iraq.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Administrative districts in Baghdad
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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ministry of Industry and Minerals (Iraq)
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Alrafidain University College
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Baghdad Medical City
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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.
Ministry of Finance (Iraq)
The Ministry of Finance is the Iraq government agency responsible for finance of Iraq and banks.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Baghdad.
- Ad Dabbah Khanah
- Al A'zamiyah
- Al 'Alwiyah
- Al Amin
- Al Andalus
- Al 'Atifiyah
- Al Baladiyat
- Al Bayjiyah
- Al Bayya'
- Al Fajr
- Al Harithiyah
- Al Hurriyah
- Al Idrisi
- Al Ju'ayfir
- Al Karkh
- Al Kazimiyah
- Al Khadra'
- Al Kindi
- Al Kuray'at
- Al Maghrib
- Al Mansur
- Al Mutanabbi
- Al Qahirah
- Al Qattanah
- Al Quds
- Al Wahdah
- Al Washash
- Al Waziriyah
- Al Waziriyah
- An Nil
- As Sa'dun
- As Salam
- As Sudayrah
- Ash Shabab
- Ash Shalikiyah
- Ash Shamasiyah
- Ash Shaykh Ma'ruf
- Ash Shaykh 'Umar
- Ash Shuyukh
- At Tall
- At Tashri'
- Az Zahra'
- Az Zawiyah
- Bab ash Shaykh
- Hamad al Jasim
- Hayy al 'Amil
- Hayy al Aslah
- Hayy al Awrfalli
- Hayy al Bayda'
- Hayy al Hamra'
- Hayy Al I'lam
- Hayy al Jami'ah
- Hayy al Jana'in
- Hayy al Karradah
- Hayy al Khalij
- Hayy al Khulud
- Hayy al Ma'rifah
- Hayy al Mu'tasam
- Hayy al Mustansiriyah
- Hayy al Muthanna
- Hayy al Ur
- Hayy an Nasr
- Hayy an Nidal
- Hayy ar Riyad
- Hayy Arba'at 'Ashar Tammuz
- Hayy ash Shurtah
- Hayy at Ta'mim
- Hayy at Tarbiyah
- Hayy Babil
- Hayy Bur Sa'id
- Hayy Ishbiliyah
- Hayy Sab'ah Nisan
- Karikur Afandi
- Madinat al 'Ummal
- Madinat ar Rashid
- Najib Basha
- Raghibah Khatun
- Salim al Hammadi
- Shaykh Shuramat
- Suq al Ghazl
- Suq al Jadid
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Baghdad.
- Medical City
- Al Karamah
- Green Zone
- Sector 7
- Sector 4
- Sector 8
- Sector 5
- An Nasih
- Sector 9
- Old City
- Sector 59
- Sector 58
- Sector 57
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Baghdad.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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