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|Primary inflows||Euphrates River|
|Primary outflows||Lake Milh|
|Surface area||140 km2 (54 sq mi)|
In the late 1930s and 1940s Lake Habbaniyah was used by Imperial Airways as a refueling point and hotel for flying boats flying from the United Kingdom to India. Nearby on the banks of the Euphrates had already been established the Royal Air Force airbase of RAF Dhibban, later renamed RAF Habbaniya.
It was the scene of action during the Rashid Ali rebellion Anglo-Iraqi War when the RAF trainee aircrew and troops stationed there effectively saw off the besieging Iraqi troops and subsequent German aerial attacks.
- 123 Signals Unit RAF
- Al Taqaddum - TQ
- RAF Habbaniya
- Lake Tharthar
- Lake Milh
- Lake Qadisiyah
- Mosul Dam
- List of dams and reservoirs in Iraq
- Duraid Adnan and Timothy Williams (23 August 2009). "Dancing by the Waves, Iraqis Forget War for a Day". New York Times. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
- "Iraq." World Geography: Understanding a Changing World, ABC-CLIO, 2018, worldgeography2.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/1121196. Accessed 10 Apr. 2018.