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: 05:09 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:30 am and 5:58 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: 2024-02-28 08:10:17

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 05:09 AM (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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 1st of March 2024

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

19°C (66 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Royal Tulip Alrasheed Hotel

1,8 mi
International Green Zone
8070 Baghdad

Time Information

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

Cristal Grand Ishtar Hotel

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

Time Information

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

Babylon Warwick Hotel

3,0 mi
00964 Baghdad

Time Information

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

Coral Baghdad Hotel

4,0 mi
Baghdad University 28 Street
00964 Baghdad

Time Information

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

Videos from this area

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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.

Rib Graft for Reconstruction of the Mandibular Defect Dr. Safaa Riyadh

Published: December 02, 2011
Length: 12:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Safaa Riyadh

Rib Graft for Reconstruction of the Mandibular Defect Dr.Safaa Riyadh Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Baghdad-Medical City.

Emir of Kuwait travels to Iraq for Arab League summit

Published: March 30, 2012
Length: 24:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: teleSUR English

The Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, traveled to Iraq this Thursday to participate in the Arab League Summit, held to discuss the situation in Syria and other regional issues. http://mult...

L'équipe drôle d'oiseaux - A funny team of birds (Baghdad)

Published: November 25, 2012
Length: 59:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Temur Vibliani

I started shoot too late, sorry for that :)))

المجنون الروسي _ Crazy Russian

Published: October 24, 2011
Length: 14:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: غيث الخزرجي

خانقين Khanaqin Xanaqin

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 26:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sadon Al Khanaqini

أهداء لكل مستغربي اهالي خانقين.

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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.

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

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


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

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

Districts of the same city

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