Karrada is an upper middle class district of the city of , . It has a mixed population of Muslims and Christians. It is one of the most religiously diverse areas of the city, and is one of the two major districts of the Christian community in Baghdad, along with .

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a palace in , , constructed on the orders of King Faisal II. Photo: jim.gordon, CC BY 2.0.

Government office
The of America in Baghdad is the diplomatic mission of the United States of America in the .

is a public open space in central , . Photo: Nicoleon, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq is the representative of the Holy See in .

Localities in the Area

is the capital of and one of the largest cities in the Arab world, and compared to its large population it has a small area at just 673 square kilometers. Photo: Marduksumer, Public domain.

or Baghdad Al-Jidida is one of nine administrative districts in , . is situated 6 km east of Karrada.

or Al-Rasafa is one of the nine administrative districts in , , on the eastern side of the . is situated 6 km northeast of Karrada.


33.2938° or 33° 17' 37.5" north
44.4129° or 44° 24' 46.4" east
41 metres (135 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: Karrada
  • Arabic: الكرادة
  • Arabic: الكرادة الشرقية
  • Arabic: الكراده
  • Arabic: كرادة
  • Arabic: كرادة، بغداد
  • Arabic: ناحية الكرادة الشرقية
  • Bulgarian: Карада
  • Bulgarian: Керада
  • Chinese: 卡拉达
  • Chinese: 卡拉達
  • Dutch: Karrada
  • French: Karrada
  • German: Al-Karāda
  • German: Karrada
  • Hebrew: כראדה
  • Hindi: कराडा
  • Japanese: カッラーダ地区
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Karadah
  • Persian: محلهٔ کراده
  • Persian: محله کراده
  • Persian: کراده
  • Russian: Аль-Каррада
  • Waray (Philippines): Karadah
  • Waray (Philippines): Karrada
  • Waray (Philippines): Karradah
  • Al Karrādah
  • Hayy al Karradah
  • Karada
  • Karradah Sharqiyah
  • Karābla
  • Nāḩiyat al Karrādah
  • Nāḩiyat al Karrādah ash Sharqīyah
  • حي الكرادة
  • Ḩayy al Karrādah

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