Maysan Province

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Maysan Province
Maysan Govrenorate
Location of Maysan Province
Coordinates: 31°54′N 47°2′E / 31.900°N 47.033°E / 31.900; 47.033
Kintra  Iraq
Caipital Amarah
 • Total 16,072 km2 (6,205 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Tot 803,000

Maysan Province ([ميسان Maysān] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a province in sootheastren Iraq, borderin Iran. The provincial caipital, locatit beside the Tigris, is Amarah. The seicont settlement is Majar Al-Kabir. Prior tae 1976 the province wis kent as Amara Province.

Maysan is a majority Shia province. Its population suffered greatly durin the Iran–Iraq War, durin which it wis a major battlefield, an subsequently post the 1991 Shia Uprisin. The govrenorate is traditionally hame tae mony Marsh Arabs.

Auncient history[eedit | eedit soorce]

Further information: Sumer

Provincial Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Govrenor: Adil Muhawdar Radi [1]

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