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(Information last updated Sep 2020)

Umm Qasr is one of the most important port cities in Southern Iraq, on the Shatt al-Arab waterway.


It stands on the canalised Khawr az-Zubayr, part of the Khawr Abd Allah estuary which leads to the Persian Gulf. It is separated from the border of Kuwait by a small inlet.

Get in[edit]

  • Umm Qasr Seaport

Get around[edit]



  • Umm Qasr Sports Club


  • Umm Qasr Market


  • Tourist Port Restaurant



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