Southern Iraq

Southern Iraq stretches south of the of to . It is also referred to as Lower Mesopotamia or the Cradle of Civilization. The largest religious group in the area is Shia Islam.

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is a port city in , very close to the border with .

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

is a city in . is renowned as the site of the Tomb of Alī ibn Abī Tālib …

is a city in . It the closest major settlement to the prehistoric city of Ur.

is a ruin in , and used to be one of the most prominent cities of Ancient Mesopotamia.

is a city in . For birdwatchers, Al-Diwaniyah is a city with a rich bird …

is one of the most important port cities in , on the Shatt al-Arab waterway.

Southern Iraq

  • Location:  , ,
  • Latitude of center:  31° 10' 48" (31.18°) north
  • Longitude of center:  47° 1' 12" (47.02°) east

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