Place:Basra, Iraq


Alt namesAl Basrah provincesource: Wikipedia
Al-Basrahsource: Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) p 292
Al-Baṣrahsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Al-Baṣrah governoratesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Basrasource: War on Iraq [maps]. CNN (2003)
Basra provincesource: Wikipedia
Basrah Governoratesource: Wikipedia
Muāfaat Al-Baṣrahsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Saddamiyat al-Mitlasource: Britannica Book of the Year (1991) p 624
Coordinates30.05°N 47.85°E
Located inIraq
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Basra Governorate (or Basra Province) is a governorate in southern Iraq, bordering Kuwait to the south and Iran to the east. The capital is the city of Basra. Other districts of Basra include Al-Qurnah, Az Zubayr, Al Mudaynah, Shatt Al Arab, Abu Al Khaseeb and Al Faw located on the Persian Gulf.

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