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Amara District (Arabic: حي عمارة) is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.
Maysan Governorate is a governorate in southeastern Iraq, bordering Iran. Its administrative centre is the city of Amarah. Prior to 1976 it was known as Amara Province.
Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west. The capital, and largest city, is Baghdad. Iraq is home to diverse ethnic groups including Arabs, Kurds, Chaldeans, Assyrians, Turkmen, Shabakis, Yazidis, Armenians, Mandeans, Circassians and Kawliya. Around 95% of the country's 37 million citizens are Muslims, with Christianity, Yarsan, Yezidism and Mandeanism also present. The official languages of Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish.
The population of Amara District is currently around 1,250,000 people.
Amarah is located inside of Amara District and is the capital and largest city of the Maysan Governorate. The population of the city is 511,542 and is the 7th largest city in Iraq by population.
Amarah, also spelled Amara, is a lur city in south-eastern Iraq, located on a low ridge next to the Tigris River waterway south of Baghdad about 50 km from the border with Iran. It lies at the northern tip of the marshlands between the Tigris and Euphrates.
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Missan may refer to:
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Maysan, is an Iraqi football club based in Maysan Governorate.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Iraq:
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Missan Oil Company is a state-owned oil and gas company located in the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.
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Al-Maimouna District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.
Al-Mejar Al-Kabi District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq. Its seat is the town of Majar al-Kabir.
Qal'at Saleh District is a district of the Maysan Governorate, Iraq.
The town of Qal'at Saleh is the district centre of Qal'at Saleh District, Maysan Governorate, southern Iraq. It is located along the road that links Basra to Amarah, a mere 40 km away. Qalat Saleh’s nearest towns are the district centres of Al-Majar Al Kabeer, Al Kahlaa, and Al Azeer. The town is surrounded by agricultural villages and rural communities: Sulaymaniyah village; Abu Samih village and Beit Khaled village.