Rawa (Iraq)

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Rawa is located in Iraq
The location of Rawa within Iraq
Coordinates: 34°28′7″N 41°55′0″E / 34.46861°N 41.91667°E / 34.46861; 41.91667Coordinates: 34°28′7″N 41°55′0″E / 34.46861°N 41.91667°E / 34.46861; 41.91667
Country  Iraq
Province Al-Anbar
Occupation Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population 13,900
Time zone GMT+3 (UTC+3)
Postal code 31006

Rawa (Arabic: راوة) or Rawah is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates river. It lies on the north bank of the river, upstream by approx. 20 kilometers from the much larger town of Anah. People from this town are known by the appellation Rawi or surname al-Rawi.

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant or ISIL (also known as ISIS) has reportedly controlled the town since 2014.[1]