Al ‘Amārah
in Amara District of Muḩāfaz̧at Maysān, Iraq

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.836 and 47.145 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 50' 8" and E 47° 8' 41"
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: 08:05 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:37 am and 4:47 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: 2023-12-05 08:27:35

Delve into Al ‘Amārah

Al ‘Amārah in Amara District (Muḩāfaz̧at Maysān) with it's 323,302 habitants is a town located in Iraq about 191 mi (or 307 km) south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital town.

Time in Al ‘Amārah is now 08:05 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Al ‘Amārah, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Basrah International Airport in a distance of 94 mi (or 151 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Tchogha Zanbil in Iran at a distance of 83 mi (or 134 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Kahla', Al Maymunah, Qal'at Salih, Nahiyat Ali ash Sharqi and 'Ali al Gharbi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 21%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 8th of December 2023

24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 9th of December 2023

25°C (77 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Al-Khair Humanitarian Org. Maysan Marshes Photo Gallery

Published: November 22, 2012
Length: 35:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: iraqbizcom

Maysan Marshes Photo Gallery was held on the Conference palace hall in the province, the gallery intended to show the beauty of the marshlands and present them as a potential place for foreign...

أحمــــد الخفــاجـي قطــــار الشــــوق

Published: March 27, 2014
Length: 22:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: استوديوهات العراق للانتاج الفني

قطــــار الشــــوق للشـاعر المبدع مقــداد يـوســف العــلاق آداء المنشد أحمــد الخفـــاجي الهندسة الصوت...

الشهيد علي حسين جبر المالكي ابو رضا والشهيد ارفد الحميداوي والشهداء الابطال

Published: October 27, 2013
Length: 00:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mahdi yaali

YouTube ‏(الشهيد علي حسين جبر المالكي ابو رضا والشهيد ارفد الحميداوي والشهداء الابطال.

1 STAFFORDS Op Telic 6

Published: May 17, 2007
Length: 08:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: tomo3666

Every day life in Iraq. 1STAFFORDS.

Queens Royal Lancers, Op Telic 9

Published: October 20, 2008
Length: 26:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: combatcameraman

Short video I made from footage I filmed between October 2006 - December 2006 in Iraq with The Queens Royal Lancers You can find some of my photo's of this tour at

‏خُلقت الطمأنينة في راحةِ يديك.

Published: August 21, 2018
Length: 43:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: جــﮧـٰۛـﯛ୭ري ئلڪــيـﯛ୭تــۧٱ ٧٩،

العراق/ ميسان/07705519652

Published: October 06, 2018
Length: 02:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: البهادلي البهادلي

كيفية عمل فتحة الفيت بم في سيارة (( دوج. جورني ))

صيد السمك في اهوار ميسان خيرات العراق

Published: December 30, 2018
Length: 55:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: عشاق الصيد والحياة البرية

مكياج كوري

Published: July 07, 2018
Length: 24:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: عاشقت كوريا


افكار وحيل في عيد كرسمس

Published: December 26, 2018
Length: 09:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: زهوره نستلايه

افكار وحيل في عيد كرسمس.

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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.


Amarah, is a city in southeastern Iraq, located on a low ridge next to the Tigris River waterway south of Baghdad about 50 km from the border with Iran. It lies at the northern tip of the marshlands between the Tigris and Euphrates. Predominantly Shia Muslim, it had a population of about 340,000 as of 2002 and about 420,000 as of 2005. It is the administrative capital of the Maysan province. A major trading center for the surrounding agricultural area, it is known for woven goods and silverware.

Located at 31.8333, 47.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Maysan Province, Populated places established in the 1860s, District capitals of Iraq, Cities in Iraq

Maysan Stadium

Maysan Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Maysan, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Maysan football club. The stadium holds 25,000 people and was opened in 1987.

Located at 31.8353, 47.127 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Iraq

Battle of Amarah

The Battle of Amarah took place from October 19 to October 20, 2006 between the Mahdi Army and police, who were largely members of the Badr Organization.

Located at 31.8333, 47.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Iraq War in 2006, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq

University of Misan

The University of Misan is an Iraqi university located in Amarah, Maysan, Iraq. It was established in 2007. Originally, the university consisted of the College of Basic Education and the College of Education, which were part of University of Basrah.

Located at 31.8108, 47.1758 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Iraq, Educational institutions established in 2007

Missan Oil Company

Missan Oil Company is a state-owned oil and gas company located in the Maysan Governorate, Iraq. It was spun off from South Oil Company in 2008 to expand oil activities in Maysan and to set up joint ventures with international companies to develop the province's oil fields.

Located at 31.8208, 47.1619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Oil and gas companies of Iraq

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Amara, Amaré, Amarah, Al ‘Amārah, ‘Amāra, العماره, العمارة