Karbala Governorate

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Karbala
Image:IraqKarbala.png
Capital
 • Coordinates
Karbala-
 • ~° N ~° E
Population (~)
 • Density
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 • /km²
Area
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Time zone IST (UTC+3)
Main language(s) Arabic

Karbala province (Arabic: كربلاء‎) is a province in the nation of Iraq. The capital is the city of Karbala, a holy city for Shi'ite Muslims; it houses the shrine of Imam Hussein (AS), a heavily revered figure in Shi'ite Islam. Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims from Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan flood into the city to visit the shrine.


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