Al-Zubair District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Al-Zubair District
Country  Iraq
Governorates Basra Governorate
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Al-Zubair District is a district of the Basra Governorate, Iraq. The idea of making al-Zubair a separate province is one that has existed since the early 1990s. Saddam Hussein hoped to make al-Zubair province number 19 and annex it to Kuwait after invading. Saddam’s failure in the war put paid to his plans.

Coordinates: 30°23′22″N 47°42′52″E / 30.38944°N 47.71444°E / 30.38944; 47.71444