Muḩī ‘Alwān
in Kerbala District of Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’, Iraq

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.604 and 44.047 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 36' 15" and E 44° 2' 47"
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: 10:13 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:00 am and 7:01 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Discover Muḩī ‘Alwān

Muḩī ‘Alwān in Kerbala District (Muḩāfaz̧at Karbalā’) is a town in Iraq about 55 mi (or 88 km) south of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

Current time in Muḩī ‘Alwān is now 10:13 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 2 airports near Muḩī ‘Alwān, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 75 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, 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: 37°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 102 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 17%
Air Pressure 1006 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Friday, 24th of May 2024

40°C (104 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

35°C (95 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 26th of May 2024

39°C (101 °F)
32°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Zanjeer Matam Karbala 2014

Published: January 03, 2015
Length: 53:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: raza syed

Karbala Chahlum, zanjir , karbala , knife matam , zanjeer matam , chehlum , nohas , matam , majlis , karbala 2014.


فندق القصر - كربلاء المقدسه Al-Qasir Hotel Karbala Iraq

Published: January 02, 2012
Length: 38:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AlQasir1

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....


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

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


07-Dec-14 Karbala Group Ziyarat Roza Hazrat Abbas BainulHarmain Roza Imam Hussain AS

Published: December 13, 2014
Length: 03:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786


08-Dec-2014 Karbala - Majlis - Air Guide Arbaeen Ziyarat group

Published: December 24, 2014
Length: 17:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786

08-Dec-2014 Majlis recited in Hotel Burj Aale Yaseen in Karbala (Air Guide Arbaeen Ziyarat group) Topic Maa Ki Azmat.


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).


09-Dec-2014 Karbala Majlis in Hotel AghaMoosaRaza Topic Walid Ki Azmat

Published: January 22, 2015
Length: 49:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hussaini110786


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.


08-Dec-2014 Karbala Atraaf Ziyarat Day1 MaqameSher e Fizza and Khaimagah

Published: December 25, 2014
Length: 11:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hussaini110786


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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 1 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 1 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

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
محي علوان, Muḩī ‘Alwān