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A division of the Sanjāq of 'Amārah in the Wilāyat of Basrah in Turkish'Irāq.

Position and boundaries.—The Qadha is situated on both banks of the Tigris chiefly above, but also for a short distance below, the town of 'Amārah: it is bounded on the north-west by the Qadhas of Kūt-al-Amārah and Badrah, on the north-east by the Persian frontier, 'on the south-east by the Qadha of Shatrat-al-'Amārah, and on the south-west by that of Hai.

Topography and inhabitants.—The town of 'Amārah and the villages of 'Ali-al-Gbarbi, Kumait and Majar are the …

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“'AMĀRAH QADHA'”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_040034>
First published online: 2015

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