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Fallujah

(الفلّوجة) — a city with over 200 mosques now better known for the sieges and battles fought here.

73km

33.3543.783333

Basra

capital of Basra Governorate, in southern Iraq

466km

30.547.8167
Sights

Imam Husayn Shrine

One of the holiest sites in Shia Islam, it contatins the grave of Hussein ibn Ali, grandson of the prophet Muhammad.

96m

32.6163888944.0325

Al Abbas Mosque

The mausoleum of ‘Abbās ibn ‘Alī, located across from the Imām Husayn Mosque. ‘Abbās was the half-brother of Hasan and Husayn, and was the flag-bearer for Husayn in the Battle of Al-Taff. The majority of the design was done by Persian and Central Asian architects. The central pear shaped dome is an ornately decorated structure with two tall minarets on its sides. The tomb is covered with pure gold and surrounded by a trellis of silver, along with Iranian carpets rolled out on the floors.

324m

32.6171888944.03621667

Ishtar Gate

While the original gate was dismantled and reconstructed in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, this replica is similar in looks but smaller then the original.

43km

32.5433333344.42222222

Al-Ukhaidir Fortress

A prime example of Abbasid architecture, built in 775 AD. The fortress has been a candidate for UNESCO World Heritage since 2000.

50km

32.4405555643.60222222

Najaf

city in central-south Iraq

66km

3244.33

Kufa

city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres (110 mi) south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Najaf.

68km

32.0344.4

Samarra

city in Iraq

147km

34.1983333343.87416667

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Karbala

Iraq
Karbala is a city in Southern Iraq. It is considered one of the holiest cities in the country.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15.7°C5.4
Precipitation: 17.6 mm

Feb

18.8°C7
Precipitation: 14.3 mm

Mar

23.6°C11.2
Precipitation: 15.7 mm

Apr

30.6°C17.1
Precipitation: 11.5 mm

May

36.9°C22.5
Precipitation: 3.5 mm

Jun

41.5°C26.3
Precipitation: 0.1 mm

Jul

43.9°C28.8
Precipitation: 0 mm

Aug

43.6°C28.2
Precipitation: 0 mm

Sep

40.2°C24.3
Precipitation: 0.3 mm

Oct

33.3°C19
Precipitation: 4.1 mm

Nov

23.7°C11.6
Precipitation: 10.5 mm

Dec

17.6°C6.9
Precipitation: 15.3 mm
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