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Al Diwaniyah
Al Diwaniyah (Arabic: ٱلدِّيوَانِيَّة‎‎ ad-Dīwānīyah), also spelt Diwaniya, is the capital city of Iraq's Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate. In 2002 the population was estimated at 440,927.
Al Diwaniyah
ٱلدِّيوَانِيَّة
City

Al-Diwaniyah at night
Al Diwaniyah
Location within Iraq
Coordinates: 32°00′N 45°00′E
Country
 Iraq
ProvinceAl-Qādisiyyah
Population (2012 Est)
 • Total650,927
Overview
The area around Al Diwaniyah, which is well irrigated from the nearby Euphrates river, is often considered to be one on the most fertile parts of Iraq, and is heavily cultivated. The town is located on the main rail transport corridor between Baghdad and Basra.
For birdwatchers, Al-Diwaniyah is a city with a rich bird list, as the city has a wide range of biodiversity. Al-Qadisiyah consists of vast agricultural areas, wetlands, arid zones, and semi-desert areas.
The city is the site of a tire manufacturing plant that once provided tires for much of Iraq. The plant is still active as of 2008.[1]
Al-Diwaniyah is the headquarters of the Iraqi Army's 8th Division (Iraq).
Climate
Al Diwaniyah has a hot desert climate (BWh) in the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system.
Climate data for Ad Diwaniyah
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)16.9
(62.4)
19.6
(67.3)
24.2
(75.6)
29.8
(85.6)
34.7
(94.5)
40.9
(105.6)
42.5
(108.5)
42.8
(109.0)
39.9
(103.8)
34.3
(93.7)
25.4
(77.7)
18.4
(65.1)
30.8
(87.4)
Daily mean °C (°F)10.5
(50.9)
12.8
(55.0)
16.9
(62.4)
22.2
(72.0)
27.5
(81.5)
32.1
(89.8)
33.5
(92.3)
33.3
(91.9)
30.2
(86.4)
25.1
(77.2)
17.9
(64.2)
12.1
(53.8)
22.8
(73.1)
Average low °C (°F)4.1
(39.4)
6.0
(42.8)
9.7
(49.5)
14.7
(58.5)
20.3
(68.5)
23.4
(74.1)
24.6
(76.3)
23.8
(74.8)
20.6
(69.1)
16.0
(60.8)
10.5
(50.9)
5.9
(42.6)
15.0
(58.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches)21
(0.8)
15
(0.6)
16
(0.6)
18
(0.7)
7
(0.3)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
2
(0.1)
15
(0.6)
23
(0.9)
117
(4.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]
Gallery
See also
List of places in Iraq
References
  1. ^ Gordon, Michael (2008-08-03). "The Last Battle". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-04.
  2. ^ "Climate: Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq". Climate-Data.org.
External links
Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Al Diwaniyah.
Last edited on 4 March 2021, at 00:15
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