This website uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By continuing to browse the site, you accept our use of cookies.

Wasit, Iraq

Wasit is one of 18 primary administrative regions in Iraq with a population of approximately 1,450,000 people.

Facts and figures on Wasit at a glance

Region name: Wasit (Muhafazat Wasit)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,450,000 people
Country: Iraq
Continent: Asia

The regional headquarters of Wasit (Muhafazat Wasit) is located in the regional capital Al Kut (Al Kūt) with a population of 315,162 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Wasit's regional capital Al Kut to Iraq's capital Baghdad (Baghdad) is approximately 161 km (100 mi).

Facts and figures about Wasit
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Wasit Muhafazat Wasit1,450,000 peopleAl Kut Al Kūt315,162 people

Compare with other regions in Iraq.

Map of Wasit

Map of Wasit

Information on Wasit

Information on Wasit
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Wasit Muhafazat WasitAl Kut Al Kūt8IraqAsia

Time in Wasit

Time in Wasit
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:27pmNoTue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:27pmUTC +3.0Asia/Baghdad

Geographic coordinates of Wasit

Latitude & Longitude of Wasit
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map32°45'00.0"N (32.7500000°)45°25'00.0"E (45.4166700°)

Subregions in Wasit

There are 8 administrative subregions in Wasit.
Subregions in Wasit
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Al-Hai District Al-Hai District1.---
Al-Na'maniya District Al-Na'maniya District2.---
Al-Suwaira District Al-Suwaira District3.---
Badra District Badra District4.---
Kut District Kut District5.---
Qada Al-Azezia Qada Al-Azezia6.---
Qada' al `Aziziyah Qaḑā’ al ‘Azīzīyah7.---
Qada' an Nu`maniyah Qaḑā’ an Nu‘mānīyah8.---

External sources of information on Wasit

Wasit on Wikipedia