Ramadi

city in central Iraq

Ramadi (Arabic: ٱلرَّمَادِي Ar-Ramādī; also formerly rendered as Rumadiyah or Rumadiya) is a city in central Iraq, about 110 kilometers (68 mi) west of Baghdad and 50 kilometers (31 mi) west of Fallujah.

Ramadi
ٱلرَّمَادِي
Ramadi Aerial Picture - April 2008.jpeg
Ramadi is located in Iraq
Ramadi
Ramadi
Location within Iraq
Coordinates: 33°25′33″N 43°17′57″E / 33.42583°N 43.29917°E / 33.42583; 43.29917Coordinates: 33°25′33″N 43°17′57″E / 33.42583°N 43.29917°E / 33.42583; 43.29917
Country Iraq
GovernorateAl Anbar Governorate
Government
 • MayorIbrahim al-Aousej
Elevation
160 ft (50 m)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total223,500
Time zoneUTC+3 (GMT+3)
Postal code
31001

The area has been a war center between ISIL and Iraq.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Iraqi Army Says It Has Retaken City Of Ramadi From ISIS". Huffington Post. Reuters. 28 December 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2015.