Sāmarrā’
in Al-Daur District of Muhafazat Salah ad Din, Iraq

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.196 and 43.886 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 11' 45" and E 43° 53' 8"
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: 12:25 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:53 am and 7:11 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: 2020-06-01 07:22:14

Delve into Sāmarrā’

Sāmarrā’ in Al-Daur District (Muhafazat Salah ad Din) with it's 158,508 habitants is a city located in Iraq about 66 mi (or 106 km) north-west of Baghdad, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sāmarrā’ is now 12:25 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 5 airports closer to Sāmarrā’, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 68 mi (or 109 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iraq is Samarra Archaeological City in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), North.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ad Dawr, Balad, Al 'Awjah, Tikrit and Al Khalis. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 39°C / 102 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 39°C / 103 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 8%
Air Pressure 1007 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 17% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020

40°C (105 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 3rd of June 2020

41°C (105 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 4th of June 2020

40°C (103 °F)
31°C (89 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Samarra Bypass IED

Published: August 07, 2008
Length: 28:40 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: napalm417

IED on the Samarra bypass.


Aftermath of a suicide bomber in Samarra, Iraq.

Published: May 13, 2011
Length: 08:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CopeWTF

Our rooms after a suicide bomber attacked our PB. May 23 2005 Samarra, Iraq.


Low Level Cover Ship Over Samarra, Iraq

Published: May 30, 2012
Length: 49:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Michael Benton

We shot this while flying as a cover ship in a team of two OH-58D Kiowa Warriors over Samarra, Iraq. We were providing overhead recon and security to the guys on the ground. If you watch close...


Hellfire from Apache In Samarra Iraq

Published: October 26, 2011
Length: 58:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CopeWTF

Hellfire missile being fired from right above me.


Tours-TV.com: Samarra

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

Iraq. (薩邁拉, サーマッラー, سامراء). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Samarra .


الشاعر مخلف عنيزان الشمري في ميدان الحق / سامراء

Published: February 05, 2013
Length: 49:14 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: حراك سامراء

صفحتنا على الفيس بوك https://www.facebook.com/Hirak.Samarra لا تبخل بتسجيل اعجابك صفحتنا على تويتر https://twitter.com/Hiraksamarra قناتنا...


قصيدة طفل الشرقاط بميدان الحق في سامراء

Published: February 07, 2013
Length: 20:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: حراك سامراء

تابع كل جديد عن سامراء من خلال صفحتنا على الفيس بوك https://www.facebook.com/Hirak.Samarra لا تبخل بتسجيل اعجابك صفحتنا على...


Old school Infantry promotion

Published: October 26, 2011
Length: 23:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CopeWTF

Back in the day this is how we were promoted. OIF3 2005 Patrol Base Uvanni, Samarra, Iraq.


حملة اغاثة النازحين في سامراء

Published: November 26, 2014
Length: 08:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: جمعية شباب الخير في سامراء

اغاثة النازحين في سامراء( #جمعية شباب الخير في #سامراء) بعد التوكل على الله و جهود الشباب المتوطع قمنا و بعون...


خطبة جمعة طغيان السلطة وقود الثورة في ميدان الحق في سامراء 2013/11/15

Published: November 15, 2013
Length: 32:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: حراك سامراء

التسجيل الكامل لخطبة جمعة طغيان السلطة وقود الثورة في ميدان الحق في سامراء العراق خطيب الجمعة الشيخ فاضل...


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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.

Samarra

Sāmarrā is a city in Iraq. It stands on the east bank of the Tigris in the Salah ad-Din Governorate, 125 kilometers north of Baghdad and, in 2003, had an estimated population of 348,700. The official name as referenced by coins was the Arabic phrase “Surra man ra’a”, which translates to “who sees it rejoices”. But in vernacular it was always called Samarra. In 2007, UNESCO named Samarra one of its World Heritage Sites.

Located at 34.1983, 43.8742 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Samarra, Archaeological sites in Iraq, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Populated places in Saladin Province, Shia holy cities, World Heritage Sites in Iraq, Capitals of caliphates

Hasan al-Askari

Hasan al-‘Askarī was the eleventh of the Twelve Imams. His given name was Hasan ibn ‘Alī ibn Muhammad. His title al-Askari derives from the Arabic word Asker which means military. He was given this title mainly because the city he lived in was a military camp. Hasan al-‘Askarī was 22, when his father was killed. The period of his Imāmate, following his father's death, was six years. Hasan Al-‘Askarī died at the age of 28 in the year, 260 Hijra and was buried in Samarra.

Located at 34.1988, 43.8733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
846 births, 874 deaths, Muhammad family, Twelver imams

Al-Askari Mosque

This article is about the Iraqi mosque. For the medieval Egyptian capital, please see Al-Askar. Al ‘Askarī Mosque 250px Basic information Location 22x20px Sāmarrā, Iraq Geographic coordinates coord}}{{#coordinates:34.19878|N|43.87338|E|region:IQ_type:landmark primary name= }} Affiliation Shia (Twelver) Completed 944 Al ‘Askarī Mosque or the ‘Askariyya Mosque/Shrine is a Shī‘ah Muslim holy site located in the Iraqi city of Sāmarrā 125 km from Baghdad.

Located at 34.1988, 43.8734 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Muhammad family, Twelvers, Ziyarat, Shia mosques, Mosques in Iraq, Shrines in Iraq, Mausoleums in Iraq, Visitor attractions in Iraq, Buildings and structures in Samarra, Buildings and structures completed in 944, Safavid architecture

2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing

This article is about the bombing that took place in 2006. For the later bombing see 2007 al-Askari Mosque bombing Al-Askari Mosque 2006 bombing File:Samarra. pngThe Al-Askari Mosque in 1916. Location Samarra, IraqDate February 22, 2006Target Al-Askari MosqueAttack type BombingDeaths 0Injured (non-fatal) 0Perpetrators Al-Qaeda in Iraq (presumed) The 2006 al-Askari Mosque bombing occurred at the al-Askari Mosque in the Iraqi city of Samarra, on February 22, 2006, at about 6:44 a.m. local time.

Located at 34.1989, 43.8736 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Shia–Sunni sectarian violence, Shia mosques, Shia Islam in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2006, Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Samarra

Samarra Stadium

Samarra Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Samarra, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Samaraa FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

Located at 34.2001, 43.8846 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Iraq

2007 al-Askari Mosque bombing

The 2007 al-Askari Mosque bombing occurred on 13 June 2007 at around 9 a.m. local time at one of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, the al-Askari Mosque, and has been attributed to al-Qaeda in Iraq or the Iraqi Baath Party. While there were no injuries or deaths reported, the mosque's two ten story minarets were destroyed in the attacks. This was the second bombing of the mosque, with the first bombing occurring on 22 February 2006 and destroying the mosque's golden dome.

Located at 34.1989, 43.8736 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Shia–Sunni sectarian violence, Shia mosques, School bombings, Mass murder in 2007, Shia Islam in Iraq, Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2007, Samarra

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sāmarrah, Saimarreh, Sāmarrā’, Samara, سامراء, Samarra