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Introducing Najaf


It is believed that the tomb of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (Imam Ali), the first Imam of the Shiites, is located in Najaf, making the city greatly important to the Shiites. The city was built by Harun al-Rashid in 791 AD and today Najaf is called the “basin of science.”

Najaf is known for:


History and Art Desert

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Karbala (76 km)
Babil (69 km)
Kadisiyah (2445 km)
CURRENCY
Iraqi dinar (IQD)

COUNTRY CODE
+964

ELECTRIC POWER
C, D, G

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
12 °C
February
14.5 °C
March
19.5 °C
April
25 °C
May
32 °C
June
35.5 °C
July
39 °C
August
38.5 °C
September
34 °C
October
27 °C
November
18 °C
December
12.5 °C

Najaf airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

There is no public transport from Najaf Airport to the city center.

Average time from airport: N/A

Distance from airport: N/A

TAXI:

You can only get from Najaf Airport to the city center. The average cost of a taxi to the city center is 15–20 US dollars.

Average taxi price: 15–20 US dollars.

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