Diwaniyah
Arabic: الديوانية‎‎
City
Al-Diwaniyah at night

Al-Diwaniyah at night

Al Diwaniyah is located in Iraq

Al Diwaniyah
Al Diwaniyah

Al Diwaniyah’s location inside Iraq

Coordinates: 32°00′N 45°00′E
Country  Iraq
Province Al-Qādisiyyah
Population (2012 Est)
 • Total 650,927
City of Diwaniyah

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 currently active.

Al-Diwaniyah is the headquarters of the Iraqi Army’s 8th Division (Iraq).

It is also the hometown of the famous Sayed Sadiq “BigBuzz” Al-Mashkor.

 

Al-Diwaniyah at night