in Amara District of Muḩāfaz̧at Maysān, Iraq
- 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: 12:39 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 4:52 am and 7:00 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-07-07 07:21:07
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 12:39 PM (Tuesday). 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: 47°C / 116 °F
|Morning Temperature||35°C / 94 °F|
|Evening Temperature||45°C / 114 °F|
|Night Temperature||32°C / 90 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||996 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 8th of July 2020
48°C (118 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 9th of July 2020
47°C (117 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 10th of July 2020
49°C (120 °F)
40°C (103 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, 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
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
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
YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/upload)الشهيد علي حسين جبر المالكي ابو رضا والشهيد ارفد الحميداوي والشهداء الابطال.
Queens Royal Lancers, Op Telic 9
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 http://www.flickr.com/photos/com.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Al ‘Amārah.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Al ‘Amārah.
- Al Iskan
- Al Qahirah
- Ath Thawrah
- Al Yarmuk
- Ar Risalah
- An Naft
- Al Hadi
- Al Mahmudiyah
- Al Qadisiyah
- Al 'Amil
- Al Wahdah
- Al 'Imarat
- Al Karrar
- Abu Rummanah
- Al Hasan al 'Askari
- Al Jihad
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Al ‘Amārah.
- Al Kahla'
- Al Maymunah
- Qal'at Salih
- Nahiyat Ali ash Sharqi
- 'Ali al Gharbi
- Al Qurnah
- Al Madinah
- Al Jabayish
- Ar Rifa'i
- Ash Shatrah
- Al Hayy
- Suq ash Shuyukh
- Darreh Shahr
- Al Kut
- Az Zubayr
- Nahiyat `Atbah
- Abi al Khasib
- Arakvaz-e Malekshahi
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Amara, Amaré, Amarah, Al ‘Amārah, ‘Amāra, العماره, العمارة