Karbala
in Kerbala District of Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’, Iraq

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.616 and 44.025 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 36' 57" and E 44° 1' 29"
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: 09:21 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:51 am and 4:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iraq in Western Asia

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: 2020-12-05 08:27:19

Discover Karbala

Karbala in Kerbala District (Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’) with it's 434,450 citizens is a place in Iraq about 55 mi (or 88 km) south-west of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Current time in Karbala is now 09:21 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 2 airports near Karbala, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 46 mi (or 75 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Hindiyah, Al Musayyib, Al Mahawil, Al Hillah and 'Ayn Tamr. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 6th of December 2020

19°C (66 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 7th of December 2020

19°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 8th of December 2020

19°C (67 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

09-Dec-2011 Karbala Youm-e-Tadfeen Tribes of Bani Asad reach for burial of shohadas

Published: May 20, 2012
Length: 50:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

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.


04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram Nazr Niaz - Food for free distribution near Roza of Hazrat Abbas A.S.

Published: May 14, 2012
Length: 48:06 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram Nazr Niaz - Food prepared for free distribution near Roza of Hazrat Abbas AllahisSalam.


Karbala Arbaeen 2013 Latmiyat - Shrine of Imam Hussein (a.s.)

Published: January 18, 2013
Length: 23:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: faisy1


06-Dec-2011 Tanzanian Group taking out procession in Karbala on Shame Ghariban Aashoora

Published: May 15, 2012
Length: 33:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

06-Dec-2011 Tanzanian Group taking out procession in Karbala on night of Shame Ghariban following Aashoora.


KARBALA 1

Published: February 26, 2013
Length: 29:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: daan shah

Karbala na bholenge ... Rohri mattam.


04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram processions inside Bainul Haramain

Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 11:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram processions between Bainul Haramain near Roza of Hazrat Abul Fazl Abbas AllahisSalam and Roza of Imam Hussain AlaihisSalam.


Tours-TV.com: Karbala

Published: December 27, 2014
Length: 39:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Iraq. (卡爾巴拉, カルバラー, كربلاء). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Karbala .


Imran Haider - Karbal Tu Piya Likhda - Karbala 2011

Published: July 19, 2011
Length: 43:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HaiderImran

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

Published: January 21, 2013
Length: 12:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: faisy1

Dua-e-Kumayl on January 3rd inside Imam Hussein(a.s.)'s haram.


04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram processions in Bainul Haramain

Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 02:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

04-Dec-2011 Karbala - Muharram processions between Bainul Haramain near Roza of Hazrat Abul Fazl Abbas AllahisSalam and Roza of Imam Hussain AlaihisSalam.


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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

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.

Located at 32.6167, 44.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Holy cities, Karbala, Shia holy cities, Populated places in Karbala Province, Fertile Crescent, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

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.

Located at 32.6164, 44.0323 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shia shrines, Mosques in Iraq, 7th-century mosques, Hussein ibn Ali, Dawoodi Bohras, Buildings and structures in Karbala, Safavid architecture

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.

Located at 32.6172, 44.0362 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Iraq, Shia mosques, Shrines in Iraq, Mausoleums in Iraq, 17th-century mosques, Twelvers, Ziyarat, Buildings and structures in Karbala, Safavid architecture

University of Karbala

The University of Karbala is an university located in the city of Karbala, Iraq. The university was founded in 2002.

Located at 32.6092, 44.0031 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Iraq

capture of the webcam Karbala: Karbalāʼ

Karbala: Karbalāʼ, Karbala (source)

capture of the webcam Karbala › West: Imam Hussien Museum

Karbala › West: Imam Hussien Museum, Karbala (source)

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