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Al-Suwaira is located in Iraq
Coordinates: 32°56′25″N 044°38′04″E / 32.94028°N 44.63444°E / 32.94028; 44.63444
Country  Iraq
Governorate Wasit
District Suwaira
Population (2003)
 • Total 161,000

Al-Suwaira (Arabic: الصويرة‎) is city in Al-Suwaira District, Wasit Governorate, Iraq. It is located on the west bank of the Tigris, 35 km south of Baghdad. It is surrounded by fruit groves and palm orchards.[1] It has a population of 344,000,[2] predominantly Shia Arabs.


  1. ^ "مدينة الصويرة - النعمانية". Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  2. ^ "قضاء الصويرة". Retrieved 2015-02-07. [permanent dead link]
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