Wasit Province

Wasit Province ([واسط Wāsit] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a province in eastren Iraq. Its name comes frae the Arabic wird meanin "middle," as it lees alang the Tigris aboot midwey atween Baghdad an Basra. Its major ceeties include the caipital Al Kut, Al-Hai, an the ceety Wasit. Prior tae 1976 it wis kent as Kut Province.

Wasit Province

واسط

Wasit Govrenorate
Province
Location of Wasit Province
Coordinates: 32°40′N 45°45′E / 32.667°N 45.750°E / 32.667; 45.750
Kintra Iraq
CaipitalAl Kut
Area
 • Total17153 km2 (6,623 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total913,000

Provincial GovrenmentEdit

CeetiesEdit

  • Kut (374,000)
  • Al Suwaira (161,000)
  • Al-Hai
  • Al Azeeziaya

Freemit airtinsEdit

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