Badra, Iraq

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Badra (Arabic,بدرة, Lurish: Badra) is a town in eastern Iraq in Wasit Governorate, near the Iraqi-Iranian border. Its population is a mixture of Kurds with a minority of Arabs and many Turkmens or Mongols.[1]

Badra is located next to the site of the ancient Sumerian city Der.

Badra is also located on top of the Badra Oil Field which, after a discovery well was drilled in 1979, has remained unexploited until 2011.


  1. ^ FEYLĪ, group of Kurd's tribes located mainly in Ilam and Khaneghin.

External links

  • OpenOil Wiki - article on the Badra oil field

Coordinates: 33°07′N 45°57′E / 33.117°N 45.950°E / 33.117; 45.950

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