Karbala Province

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Karbala Province
محافظة كربلاء
Karbala Govrenorate
Province
Coordinates: 32°27′N 43°48′E / 32.450°N 43.800°E / 32.450; 43.800
Kintra  Iraq
Caipital Karbala
Area
 • Total 5,034 km2 (1,944 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 724,000

Karbala Province (Arabic: كربلاء Karbalāʾ‎) is a province in central Iraq. The provincial caipital is the ceety o Karbala, a holy ceety for Shi'a Muslims, which hooses the shrine o Imam Hussein (AS), a greatly revered figur in Shia Islam.

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