Al-Qurna District

Al-Qurna District is a district of the Basra Governorate, Iraq. Its seat is the town of Al-Qurna. It is located at 30°53′7″N 47°17′27″E. The West Qurna Field is located in the district.

Al-Qurna District
Arabic: قضاء القرنة
A farm in the town of Al Qurna
A farm in the town of Al Qurna
Country Iraq
GovernorateBasra
SeatAl-Qurnah
Population
 (2014)[citation needed]
 • Total450,000
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)
Al Kurnah District historical view

The Iraqi marsh lands, which are known as the Garden of Eden, surround this area in the lower part of the Mesopotamian basin. The area had played a prominent part in the history of mankind and was inhabited since the dawn of civilization.