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Basra Province ([البصرة Al Baṣra] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a province in soothren Iraq, borderin Kuwait tae the sooth an Iran tae the east. The provincial caipital is the ceety o Basra. Ither districts o Basra include Al-Qurnah, Az Zubayr, Al Mudaynah, Shatt Al Arab, Abu Al Khaseeb an Al Faw locatit on the Persie Gulf.

Basra Govrenorate
محافظة البصرة
Basra Province
Province
Location of Basra Govrenorate
Coordinates: 30°22′N 47°22′E / 30.367°N 47.367°E / 30.367; 47.367
Kintra  Iraq
Caipital Basra
Aurie
 • Total 19,070 km2 (7,360 sq mi)
Population (2011 Estimate)
 • Tot 3,500,000

Ancient historyEedit

Further information: Sumer

Modren historyEedit

In 1920, efter the defeat o the Ottoman Empire in Warld War I, the Unitit Kinrick took ower the umwhile Ottoman vilayets o Basra, Baghdad an Mosul which haed thegither formed the historical region o Irak Arabi or Irak Babeli, an cried it the Breetish Mandate o Mesopotamie. The mandate wis succeedit bi the Kinrick o Iraq in 1932.

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