Skip to main content
Global Edition
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Nasiriyah

City in Dhi Qar, Iraq


Nasiriyah
Nasiriyah

Nasiriyah is a city in Iraq. It is situated along the banks of the Euphrates River, about 360 km southeast of Baghdad, near the ruins of the ancient city of Ur. It is the capital of the Dhi Qar Governorate. Its population 2003 was about 560,000, making it the fourth largest city in Iraq. It had a religiously diverse population of Muslims, Mandaeans and Jews in the early 20th century, but today its inhabitants are predominantly Shia Muslims.

0 shares 1 views

News coverage

You might like