Things to do in Iraq

Iraq (, ( listen) or ; Arabic: العراق‎ al-'Irāq; Kurdish: عێراق‎ Eraq), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جُمُهورية العِراق‎ ; Kurdish: کۆماری عێراق‎ Komari Eraq), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west. The capital, and largest city, is Baghdad. Iraq is home to diverse ethnic groups including Arabs, Kurds, Assyrians, Turkmen, Shabakis, Yazi

Baghdad Tower

Baghdad Tower (Arabic: برج بغداد‎) (previously called International Saddam Tower) is a 205 m (673 ft) TV tower in Baghdad, Iraq. The tower opened in

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World as listed by Hellenic culture, described as a remarkable feat of eng

National Museum of Iraq

The National Museum of Iraq (Arabic: المتحف العراقي) is a museum located in Baghdad, Iraq. Also known as the Iraq Museum, it contains precious relics

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Little Zab

The Little Zab or Lower Zab (Arabic: الزاب الاسفل‎, al-Zāb al-Asfal; Kurdish: Zêy Koya‎ or Zêyê Biçûk; Persian: زاب کوچک‎, Zâb-e Kuchak; Syriac: ܙܒܐ ܬ

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Great Zab

The Great Zab or Upper Zab (Arabic: الزاب الكبير‎ (al-Zāb al-Kabīr), Kurdish: Zêy Badînan or Zêyê Mezin‎, Turkish: Zap, Syriac: ܙܒܐ ܥܠܝܐ‎ (zāba ʻalya)

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Khabur (Tigris)

The Khabur or Little Khabur (Kurdish: Xabûr‎, Ava Xabûr or Xabîr, Turkish: Habur, Khabir or Habur Suyu (Habur Water)) is river that rises in Turkey an

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Diyala River

The Diyala River, is a river and tributary of the Tigris. It is formed by the confluence of Sirwan river and Tanjero river in Darbandikhan Dam in the

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Shatt al-Arab

Shatt al-Arab (Arabic: شط العرب‎, River of the Arabs) or Arvand Rud (Persian: اَروَندرود‬‎, Swift River) is a river of some 200 km (120 mi) in length,

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Mesopotamian Marshes

The Mesopotamian Marshes or Iraqi Marshes are a wetland area located in southern Iraq and partially in southwestern Iran and Kuwait. Historically the

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Sumer

Sumer () is the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia, modern-day southern Iraq, during the Chalcolithic and Ea

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Jemdet Nasr period

The Jemdet Nasr Period is an archaeological culture in southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq). It is generally dated from 3100–2900 BC. It is named af

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Ubaid period

The Ubaid period (c. 6500 to 3800 BC) is a prehistoric period of Mesopotamia. The name derives from Tell al-'Ubaid where the earliest large excavation

Al Asad Airbase

Ayn al-Asad Airbase (IATA: IQA, ICAO: ORAA) is an Iraqi Armed Forces and United States armed forces base located in the Al Anbar Governorate of wester

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Ali Air Base

Nasiriyah Airport (IATA: XNH, ICAO: ORTL) is a Military / Public located near Nasiriyah, Iraq. It is also known as Tallil Air Base. Until December 20

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H-3 Air Base

H-3 Air Base (code-named 202C, 202D) is part of a cluster of former Iraqi Air Force bases in the Al-Anbar Governorate of Iraq. It is a cluster of air

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