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Karbala overview

Karbala is located in Karbalāʼ and has 434,450 inhabitants which represent 36.20 % of the population of Karbalāʼ. Karbala time zone is Asia/Baghdad.

Karbala currency is Dinar (IQD) and the dialing code is +964.

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Current local time in Karbala

Karbala
Time zone : Asia/Baghdad

Zone : AST Arabic Standard Time | UTC : +03:00 hours | DST : +03:00 hours

Local time :
Local time in Karbala
Time zone :
Asia/Baghdad
Capital :
Karbala
Population :
434,450
Elevation :
32 m
Currency :
Dinar
Dial code :
+964

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  • Sunrise : 19 h 00
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Airports near Karbala

AirportCityDistance
Baghdad International AirportBaghdad75 km / 46.3 mi
Rasheed Air Base86 km / 53.3 mi
Al Taqaddum Air BaseAl Habbaniyah90 km / 55.8 mi
Al Taji Army Air FieldTaji103 km / 64.2 mi
Joint Base BaladBalad151 km / 93.6 mi

Karbala closest cities and places

PlacePopulationDistance from KarbalaRoadmap
Baghdad7,216,000 inhabitants88 km / 55 mi Distance from Karbala to Baghdad
Basrah2,600,000 inhabitants426 km / 265 mi Distance from Karbala to Basrah
Al Mawşil al Jadīdah2,065,597 inhabitants422 km / 262 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Mawşil al Jadīdah
Al Başrah al Qadīmah2,015,483 inhabitants430 km / 267 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Başrah al Qadīmah
Mosul1,739,800 inhabitants422 km / 262 mi Distance from Karbala to Mosul
Erbil932,800 inhabitants397 km / 247 mi Distance from Karbala to Erbil
Abū Ghurayb900,000 inhabitants78 km / 49 mi Distance from Karbala to Abū Ghurayb
As Sulaymānīyah723,170 inhabitants353 km / 219 mi Distance from Karbala to As Sulaymānīyah
Kirkuk601,433 inhabitants319 km / 198 mi Distance from Karbala to Kirkuk
Najaf482,576 inhabitants72 km / 45 mi Distance from Karbala to Najaf
Nasiriyah400,249 inhabitants273 km / 170 mi Distance from Karbala to Nasiriyah
Al ‘Amārah323,302 inhabitants306 km / 190 mi Distance from Karbala to Al ‘Amārah
Ad Dīwānīyah318,801 inhabitants110 km / 68 mi Distance from Karbala to Ad Dīwānīyah
Al Kūt315,162 inhabitants169 km / 105 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Kūt
Al Ḩillah289,709 inhabitants41 km / 25 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Ḩillah
Ramadi274,539 inhabitants112 km / 69 mi Distance from Karbala to Ramadi
Al Fallūjah190,159 inhabitants85 km / 53 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Fallūjah
Sāmarrā’158,508 inhabitants176 km / 110 mi Distance from Karbala to Sāmarrā’
As Samawah152,890 inhabitants187 km / 116 mi Distance from Karbala to As Samawah
Baqubah152,550 inhabitants138 km / 86 mi Distance from Karbala to Baqubah
Az Zubayr122,676 inhabitants428 km / 266 mi Distance from Karbala to Az Zubayr
Kufa110,000 inhabitants74 km / 46 mi Distance from Karbala to Kufa
Umm Qaşr107,620 inhabitants469 km / 291 mi Distance from Karbala to Umm Qaşr
Al Hārithah92,395 inhabitants420 km / 261 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Hārithah
Ash Shaţrah82,732 inhabitants243 km / 151 mi Distance from Karbala to Ash Shaţrah
Al Ḩayy78,272 inhabitants196 km / 122 mi Distance from Karbala to Al Ḩayy
Jamjamāl75,634 inhabitants333 km / 207 mi Distance from Karbala to Jamjamāl
Khāliş70,046 inhabitants141 km / 88 mi Distance from Karbala to Khāliş
Tozkhurmato59,886 inhabitants259 km / 161 mi Distance from Karbala to Tozkhurmato
Ash Shāmīyah57,661 inhabitants91 km / 56 mi Distance from Karbala to Ash Shāmīyah

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Hotels and accommodation in Karbala

Ataa Al-Hussain Hotel

Address :
Ataa Al-Hussain Hotel
Unnamed Road
56001 Karbala
Providing free WiFi, Ataa Al-Hussain Hotel is situated in Karbala, within 1.7 km of Tal Al Zainabiah. The property is around 1.7 km from Imam Hussain Shrine, 1.8 km from Imam Hussain Museum and 2.1 km from Al Abbas Mosque. Located at 0.62 km from Karbala center.
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Hotel Al-Eshaiker

Address :
Hotel Al-Eshaiker
Qeblat Imam Hussein- across from Abu Fahed AlHali Shrine (Al- Shirazyah)
56001 Karbala
Hotel Al-Eshaiker is a 2-star property situated in Karbala. The property is around 500 metres from Imam Hussain Museum, 600 metres from Imam Hussain Shrine and 800 metres from Tal Al Zainabiah. There is a restaurant. Located at 0.75 km from Karbala center.
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Karbala Rayhaan by Rotana

Address :
Karbala Rayhaan by Rotana
Bab Baghdad Street
56001 Karbala
Featuring distinctive views over the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas, Karbala Rayhaan by Rotana offers modern luxurious accommodation with traditional Arabic hospitality. Located at 2.05 km from Karbala center.
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The Baron Hotel - Karbala

Address :
The Baron Hotel - Karbala
Al-Hussainya Road, Bab Baghdad
56001 Karbala
The Baron Hotel located in the heart of Karbala, a few minutes from the holy shrines of Hazrat Imam Al-Hussain and Hazrat Imam Al-Abbas, The Baron Hotel is one of the tallest landmarks in the city. Located at 2.51 km from Karbala center.
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Seyed Al-Awseia City Resort-Karbala

Address :
Seyed Al-Awseia City Resort-Karbala
Baghdad Street, Karbala
56001 Karbala
Set in Karbala, Seyed Al-Awseia City Resort-Karbala offers free WiFi. The property is located 9 km from Tal Al Zainabiah. The rooms come with a balcony with garden views. Located at 8.71 km from Karbala center.
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Melian Hotel

Address :
Melian Hotel
Makruma post 25,Great Mall ,opposite Najaf football stadium
12345 An Najaf
Situated in An Najaf, Melian Hotel features a garden and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk, a business centre and free WiFi. The accommodation provides a concierge service, room service and organising tours for guests. Located at 66.60 km from Karbala center.
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Al-Burhan Hotel

Address :
Al-Burhan Hotel
Baghdad International Airport
10023 Baghdād
Situated within 19 km of Umm Al-Qura Mosque, Al-Burhan Hotel in Baghdād features a number of amenities including a garden and a shared lounge. Boasting free shuttle service, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Located at 72.74 km from Karbala center.
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Al Nahrain Hotel

Address :
Al Nahrain Hotel
Safi Safa street 547 Old city
54754 An Najaf
Al Nahrain Hotel is offering accommodation in An Najaf. Featuring free shuttle service, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and in-house parking is provided. Located at 74.40 km from Karbala center.
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Madinat Al Noor Hotel

Address :
Madinat Al Noor Hotel
An Najaf al madinat street 4th intersection right
32001 Najaf
Boasting a garden, Madinat Al Noor Hotel is situated in An Najaf. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and a business centre. Both free WiFi and private parking are accessible at this property. Located at 74.79 km from Karbala center.
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Hotel Alkhayam

Address :
Hotel Alkhayam
Prophet Street
54001 Najaf
Hotel Alkhayam provides air-conditioned rooms in An Najaf. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a restaurant. The accommodation features a shared kitchen and room service for guests. Located at 75.06 km from Karbala center.
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Palm Hotel

Address :
Palm Hotel
Baghdad, Inlt Airport
00001 Baghdad
Offering a gym, bar and restaurant with a breakfast buffet, this 5-star hotel is located inside Baghdad International Airport. Free Wi-Fi access is available in public areas. Located at 75.19 km from Karbala center.
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Baghdad Intl. Airport Hotel

Address :
Baghdad Intl. Airport Hotel
Baghdad International Airport
00001 Baghdad
Offering a bar and a restaurant with a buffet, this hotel is located a few minutes from Baghdad International Airport. It features a shared lounge along with meeting facilities. Located at 75.25 km from Karbala center.
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Coral Baghdad Hotel

Address :
Coral Baghdad Hotel
Al-Jadriya, Main university Street
Baghdad, Iraq
Situated in the middle of Baghdad in one of prestigious avenues in Jadriya area, the Coral Boutique Hotel Baghdad is 5 kilometers from International Zone. It offers free Wi-Fi in all areas and a restaurant that serves breakfast buffer every morning. Located at 81.83 km from Karbala center.
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Babylon Rotana

Address :
Babylon Rotana
Al Jaderiya
99999 Baghdad
Offering an outdoor pool and an indoor pool, Babylon Rotana is located in Baghdād. It offers modern accommodations overlooking Dejlah River. Free WiFi access is available in the rooms. Located at 82.78 km from Karbala center.
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Inter Hotel

Address :
Inter Hotel
Abu Nawas Street
10001 Baghdad
Just 1 km from Kahramana Square, Inter Hotel is located in Baghdād. Free Wi-Fi access is available. It offers a sauna, a gym and a restaurant. All rooms and suites feature a modern and an elegant décor. Located at 84.69 km from Karbala center.
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