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Basra Governorate, Iraq

Basra Governorate is one of 18 primary administrative regions in Iraq with a population of approximately 4,500,000 people.

Facts and figures on Basra Governorate at a glance

Region name: Basra Governorate (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 4,500,000 people
Country: Iraq
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Basra Governorate (Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah) is located in the regional capital Basrah (Basrah) with a population of 2,600,000 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Basra Governorate's regional capital Basrah to Iraq's capital Baghdad (Baghdad) is approximately 448 km (279 mi).

Facts and figures about Basra Governorate
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Basra Governorate Muḩāfaz̧at al Başrah4,500,000 peopleBasrah Basrah2,600,000 people

Compare with other regions in Iraq.

Map of Basra Governorate

Map of Basra Governorate

Information on Basra Governorate

Information on Basra Governorate
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Basra Governorate Muḩāfaz̧at al BaşrahBasrah Basrah7IraqAsia

Time in Basra Governorate

Time in Basra Governorate
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:25pmNoTue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:25pmUTC +3.0Asia/Baghdad

Geographic coordinates of Basra Governorate

Latitude & Longitude of Basra Governorate
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map30°25'00.0"N (30.4166700°)47°25'00.0"E (47.4166700°)

Subregions in Basra Governorate

There are 7 administrative subregions in Basra Governorate.
Subregions in Basra Governorate
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Abu Al-Khaseeb District Abu Al-Khaseeb District1.---
Al-Faw District Al-Faw District2.---
Al-Midaina District Al-Midaina District3.---
Al-Qurna District Al-Qurna District4.---
Al-Zubair District Al-Zubair District5.---
Basrah District Basrah District6.-Basrah Basrah2,600,000
Qada' al Madinah Qaḑā’ al Madīnah7.---

External sources of information on Basra Governorate

Basra Governorate on Wikipedia