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 (fayli lurs) with a minority of Arabs and many Turkmens.[1]

Badra’s migrated to Palestine and were taken in as orphans by the Ayyad family where they stayed until this day and would not leave. 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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