Al Kūt
in Kut District of Muhafazat Wasit, Iraq

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
32.513 and 45.818 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 32° 30' 46" and E 45° 49' 5"
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: 12:00 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Baghdad
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:50 am and 6:57 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: 2023-05-29 08:01:51

Explore Al Kūt

Al Kūt in Kut District (Muhafazat Wasit) with it's 315,162 inhabitants is a city in Iraq about 100 mi (or 161 km) south-east of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Local time in Al Kūt is now 12:00 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Baghdad with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 6 airports in the vicinity of Al Kūt, of which two are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Ilam Airport in Iran in a distance of 82 mi (or 131 km). The closest airport in Iraq is Baghdad International Airport in a distance of 105 mi (or 131 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Hayy, An Nu'maniyah, Badrah, Mehran and 'Afak. 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 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 20%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 30th of May 2023

39°C (102 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 31st of May 2023

39°C (101 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 1st of June 2023

40°C (105 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Saca en Iraq

Published: December 15, 2007
Length: 20:34 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: alfredohz

Visita del presidente de El Salvador, Antonio Saca, a las tropas salvadoreñas acantonadas en Al Kut, Iraq, el 23 de mayo de 2007.

الفنان علي البهادلي

Published: April 26, 2013
Length: 59:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kut moo


حلقة خاصة في اذاعة الثقافة من واسط - مشروع الاصابع البنفسجية

Published: November 24, 2013
Length: 18:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Haider Al Waili

حلقة خاصة في اذاعة الثقافة - مشروع الاصابع البنفسجية تقديم صلاح هادي شكر ضيف الحلقة حيدر الوائلي.

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط 1

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 38:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmed Noori

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط.

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط 4

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 34:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmed Noori

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط لحظة خروج المطبرين بعد التطبير.

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط 3

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 38:35 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ahmed Noori

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط 3.

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط 2

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 15:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmed Noori

موكب تطبير حي الربيع - الكوت - واسط لحظة توجه المطبرين من حي الربيع الى الشرقية.

خطوة الإمام علي (ع) - مسجد البصرة Basra:Imam Ali's Mosque

Published: October 03, 2013
Length: 30:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: قناة مزارات

The Mosque of Imam Ali (a) or (the large mosque of Basra ) is the first mosque built in Iraq 14 AH after opening Al-Madina by the leader Utbaa bin Ghazwan, and it remained a historical monument...

ملا ايوب الدراجي

Published: October 23, 2014
Length: 04:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ali Hmeks

نافورة 3D في مدينة الكوت

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 54:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: walid MAW

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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.

Kut Barrage

The Kut Barrage is a barrage on the Tigris river, located in the modern town of Kut in Wasit Governorate, Iraq. It is 516 metres long, 10.5 metres high and consists of 56 gates, each 6 metres wide. The maximum discharge of the barrage is 6,000 cubic metres, but actual discharge has not exceeded 2,000 cubic metres in the last 10 years. The barrage supports a road and includes a lock for boats passing up and down the Tigris.

Located at 32.4989, 45.8178 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tigris River, Dams in Iraq, Wasit Province, Dams completed in 1939

University of Wasit

University of Wasit is one of the Iraqi Universities established in 2003 in Al Kut, Wasit, Iraq. Wasit university Wasit University Logo {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=frameless|alt=}}Type PublicLocation Wasit, Wasit, Iraq{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32.500207|45.838537|region:US-MI_type:edu|||||| |primary |name= }}Campus UrbanWebsite {{#invoke:URL|url|1=http://www. uowasit. edu. iq/%7C2=Wasit. edu}}

Located at 32.5002, 45.8385 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Iraq, Educational institutions established in 2003

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kūt al ‘Amārah, Kūt, Kūt-al-Imārah, Kut al Imāra, Kut-al-Almārah, Kut al Amara, Kut al Amarah, كوت, Al Kūt, الكوت, Кут, Kut, Al-Kut, Al Koet