Dhi Qar Province

Dhi Qar Province (Arabic: ذي قار‎, romanised: Dhī Qār) is a province in southern Iraq. The provincial capital is Nasiriyah. Prior to 1976 the province was kept as Muntafiq Province. Dhi Qar wis the hertland o the auncient Iraqi ceevilization o Sumer an the ruins o Ur, Eridu, Lagash an Girsu are present here.

Dhi Qar Govrenorate

ذي قار

Dhi Qar Province
Location of Dhi Qar Govrenorate
Coordinates: 31°14′N 46°19′E / 31.233°N 46.317°E / 31.233; 46.317
Kintra Iraq
 • Total12900 km2 (5,000 sq mi)
 • Total1,700,000

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Provincial GovrenmentEedit

Dhi Qar the dayEedit

Dhi Qar province includes the touns o al-Rifai, Qalat Sukkar, Ash Shatrah, al-Gharraf, Suq al-Shuyouk, Khamisiyah an al-Chibayish

Accordin tae Ron Suskind, in the mid 1990s the govrenor wis Tahir Jalil Habbush al-Tikriti, who later became polis chief o the kintra, an in 1999, director o the Iraqi Intelligence Service.[1]

An Nasiriyah witnessed some o the hiviest fechtin an some o the stiffest resistance against invadin U.S. forces in 2003.

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  1. "excerpt from Suskind's book, on Suskind's webpage". Archived frae the original on 5 Januar 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2011.

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