Wasit Province

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Wasit Province
واسط
Wasit Govrenorate
Province
Coordinates: 32°40′N 45°45′E / 32.667°N 45.750°E / 32.667; 45.750
Kintra Banner o Iraq Iraq
Caipital Al Kut
Area
 • Total 17,153 km2 (6,623 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 913,000

Wasit Province (Arabic: واسط Wāsit‎) is a province in eastren Iraq. Its name comes frae the Arabic wird meanin "middle," as it lees alang the Tigris aboot midwey atween Baghdad an Basra. Its major ceeties include the caipital Al Kut, Al-Hai, an the ceety Wasit. Prior tae 1976 it wis kent as Kut Province.

Provincial Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Kut (374,000)
  • Al Suwaira (161,000)
  • Al-Hai
  • Al Azeeziaya

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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