in Kerbala District of Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’, Iraq
- Baghdad International Airport (46 mi)
- Ilam Airport (153 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.617 and 44.033 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 37' 0" and E 44° 1' 59"
- 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: 08:21 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:56 am and 7:08 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2023-06-05 08:24:19
Explore Karbala City
Karbala City in Kerbala District (Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’) is a city in Iraq about 54 mi (or 87 km) south-west of Baghdad, the country's capital.
Local time in Karbala City is now 08:21 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 2 airports in the vicinity of Karbala City, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 46 mi (or 74 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Karbala, Al Hindiyah, Al Musayyib, Al Mahawil and Al Hillah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 41°C / 106 °F
|Morning Temperature||30°C / 86 °F|
|Evening Temperature||38°C / 101 °F|
|Night Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1006 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from South-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky|
|General Conditions||Overcast clouds|
Tuesday, 6th of June 2023
40°C (103 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 7th of June 2023
40°C (105 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Thursday, 8th of June 2023
43°C (110 °F)
38°C (100 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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09-Dec-2011 Karbala Youm-e-Tadfeen Tribes of Bani Asad reach for burial of shohadas
09-Dec-2011 Karbala Youm-e-Tadfeen Tribes of Bani Asad reach for burial of shohadas, a ritual commemorated on 13th Muharram every year in Karbala where women and children of Bani Asad Tribe.
Zanjeer Matam Karbala 2014
Karbala Chahlum, zanjir , karbala , knife matam , zanjeer matam , chehlum , nohas , matam , majlis , karbala 2014.
04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram Nazr Niaz - Food for free distribution near Roza of Hazrat Abbas A.S.
04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram Nazr Niaz - Food prepared for free distribution near Roza of Hazrat Abbas AllahisSalam.
فندق القصر - كربلاء المقدسه Al-Qasir Hotel Karbala Iraq
Just 1 minutes' walk from imam abbas, This 4-star hotel offers modern en suite rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV. It also has a restaurant, The restaurant at the Al-Qasi Hotel is inside....
08-Dec-2014 Karbala - Majlis - Air Guide Arbaeen Ziyarat group
08-Dec-2014 Majlis recited in Hotel Burj Aale Yaseen in Karbala (Air Guide Arbaeen Ziyarat group) Topic Maa Ki Azmat.
Imran Haider - Karbal Tu Piya Likhda - Karbala 2011
Imran Haider reciting a noha "Karbal Tu Piya Likhda Hun Waqt Rheya Koi Nahin" infront of Imam Hussain's Roza (Shrine) in Karbala, Iraq (June 2011).
Dua Kumayl - Abu Thar Al-Halawaji - Karbala Arbaeen 2013
Dua-e-Kumayl on January 3rd inside Imam Hussein(a.s.)'s haram.
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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.
Karbala is a city in Iraq, located about 100 km southwest of Baghdad. Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 572,300 people (2003). The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala (680), is amongst the holiest cities for Shia Muslims after Mecca and Medina. It is home to the Imam Hussein Shrine.
Imam Husayn Shrine
The Shrine of Hussein ibn Ali is one of the oldest mosques in the world and a holy site of Shiism in the city of Karbala, Iraq. It stands on the site of the grave of Hussein ibn Ali, the second grandson of Muhammad, near the place where he was killed during the Battle of Karbala in 680 C.E.. The tomb of Hussein ibn Ali is one of the holiest places for Shias outside of Mecca and Medina, and many make pilgrimages to the site.
Al Abbas Mosque
The Al-‘Abbās Mosque or Masjid al-‘Abbās is the mausoleum of ‘Abbās ibn ‘Alī, located across from the Imām Husayn Mosque in Karbalā, Iraq. ‘Abbās was the brother of Hasan and Husayn, and was the flag-bearer for Husayn in the Battle of Karbalā. The distance between the shrines of ‘Abbās and Husayn, are the same as the distance between the hills of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah. Environmental effects over the years have caused the Euphrates river to change direction.
University of Karbala
The University of Karbala is an university located in the city of Karbala, Iraq. The university was founded in 2002.
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Karbala: Karbalāʼ, Karbala (source)
Karbala › West: Imam Hussien Museum, Karbala (source)
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