Al Midhatiya

Al Midhatiya (Arabic: المدحتية) or Al-Hamza Gharbi (الحمزة الغربي) is a city in Babil, Iraq. It is located 107 kilometres (66 mi) south of Baghdad.

Al Midhatiya
المدحتية
Al Midhatiya is located in Iraq
Al Midhatiya
Al Midhatiya
Coordinates: 32°23′47″N 44°39′13″E / 32.39639°N 44.65361°E / 32.39639; 44.65361Coordinates: 32°23′47″N 44°39′13″E / 32.39639°N 44.65361°E / 32.39639; 44.65361
Country Iraq
GovernorateBabil
MunicipalityAl-Hamza Gharbi District

BackgroundEdit

Al Midhatiya is named after Midhat Pasha who rebuilt the city, it is also known as "Al-Hamza Gharbi" which hosts the tomb of "Al-Hamza bin Al-Qasim", grandson of Abbas ibn Ali. Al-Hamza Gharbi District, about 498 square kilometres (192 sq mi),[1] was part of Hashimiya District until 2014.

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