Dhi Qar Province

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Dhi Qar Govrenorate
ذي قار
Dhi Qar Province
Province
Coordinates: 31°14′N 46°19′E / 31.233°N 46.317°E / 31.233; 46.317
Kintra Banner o Iraq Iraq
Caipital Nasiriyah
Area
 • Total 12,900 km2 (5,000 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 1,700,000

Dhi Qar Province (Arabic: ذي قار Dhī Qār‎) is a province in soothren Iraq. The provincial caipital is Nasiriyah. Prior tae 1976 the province wis kent as Muntafiq Province. Dhi Qar wis the hertland o the auncient Iraqi ceevilization o Sumer an the ruins o Ur, Eridu, Lagash an Girsu are present here.

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Dhi Qar province includes the touns o al-Rifai, Qalat Sukkar, Ash Shatrah, al-Gharraf, Suq al-Shuyouk, Khamisiyah an al-Chibayish

Accordin tae Ron Suskind, in the mid 1990s the govrenor wis Tahir Jalil Habbush al-Tikriti, who later became polis chief o the kintra, an in 1999, director o the Iraqi Intelligence Service.[1]

An Nasiriyah witnessed some o the hiviest fechtin an some o the stiffest resistance against invadin U.S. forces in 2003.

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