Karbala

  • karbala

    كَرْبَلَاء

    karbalāʾ
    kerbala
    karbala city 3.jpg
    صورة جوية لمعالم كربلاء.jpg
    shrine in karbala.jpg
    northern gate (30697948596).jpg
    tale zeynabieh.jpg
    كربلا - نهر القمه - مهر 89 - panoramio.jpg
    sothern palm sunset.jpg
    imam hussein camp 1.jpg
    karbala city 1.jpg
    landmarks of karbala
    karbala is located in iraq
    karbala
    karbala
    coordinates: 32°37′n 44°02′e / 32°37′n 44°02′e / 32.617; 44.033
    countryiraq
    governoratekarbala
    settled690 ce
    population
     (2014)
     • total690,100[1]

    karbala or kerbala (arabic: كَرْبَلَاء‎, romanizedkarbalāʾ [karbaˈlaːʔ], ə/ kar-bə-lə,[2][3] also us: ɑː/ lah;[4][5]) is a city in central iraq, located about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of baghdad, and a few dozen miles east of lake milh.[6][7] karbala is the capital of karbala governorate, and has an estimated population of 700,000 people (2015).

    the city, best known as the location of the battle of karbala in 680 ce, or the shrines of imam husayn and abbas,[8][9] is considered a holy city for shi'ite muslims, in the same way as mecca, medina and jerusalem. tens of millions of shi'ite muslims visit the site twice a year, rivalling mecca as a place of pilgrimage.[10][11][12][13] the martyrdom of husayn ibn ali is commemorated annually by millions of shi'ites.[14][15][16][17] up to 8 million pilgrims visit the city to observe ʿĀshūrāʾ (the tenth day of the month of muharram), which marks the anniversary of husayn's death, but the main event is the arbaʿīn (the 40th day after 'ashura'), where up to 30 million visit the graves. most of the pilgrims travel on foot from all around iraq and more than 56 countries.[18][19]

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Karbala

كَرْبَلَاء

Karbalāʾ
Kerbala
Karbala City 3.jpg
صورة جوية لمعالم كربلاء.jpg
Shrine in Karbala.jpg
Northern Gate (30697948596).jpg
Tale Zeynabieh.jpg
كربلا - نهر القمه - مهر 89 - panoramio.jpg
Sothern Palm Sunset.jpg
Imam Hussein Camp 1.jpg
Karbala City 1.jpg
Landmarks of Karbala
Karbala is located in Iraq
Karbala
Karbala
Coordinates: 32°37′N 44°02′E / 32°37′N 44°02′E / 32.617; 44.033
CountryIraq
GovernorateKarbala
Settled690 CE
Population
 (2014)
 • Total690,100[1]

Karbala or Kerbala (Arabic: كَرْبَلَاء‎, romanizedKarbalāʾ [karbaˈlaːʔ], ə/ KAR-bə-lə,[2][3] also US: ɑː/ LAH;[4][5]) is a city in central Iraq, located about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Baghdad, and a few dozen miles east of Lake Milh.[6][7] Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 700,000 people (2015).

The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala in 680 CE, or the shrines of Imam Husayn and Abbas,[8][9] is considered a holy city for Shi'ite Muslims, in the same way as Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. Tens of millions of Shi'ite Muslims visit the site twice a year, rivalling Mecca as a place of pilgrimage.[10][11][12][13] The martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali is commemorated annually by millions of Shi'ites.[14][15][16][17] Up to 8 million pilgrims visit the city to observe ʿĀshūrāʾ (the tenth day of the month of Muharram), which marks the anniversary of Husayn's death, but the main event is the Arbaʿīn (the 40th day after 'Ashura'), where up to 30 million visit the graves. Most of the pilgrims travel on foot from all around Iraq and more than 56 countries.[18][19]

Other Languages
العربية: كربلاء
azərbaycanca: Kərbəla
تۆرکجه: کربلا
বাংলা: কারবালা
башҡортса: Кәрбәлә
беларуская: Кербела
български: Кербала
brezhoneg: Karbala
català: Karbala
Cebuano: Karbala
čeština: Karbalá
dansk: Karbala
Deutsch: Kerbela
Ελληνικά: Καρμπάλα
español: Kerbala
Esperanto: Karbalo
euskara: Karbala
فارسی: کربلا
français: Kerbala
한국어: 카르발라
հայերեն: Քերբելա
हिन्दी: करबला
Bahasa Indonesia: Karbala
italiano: Kerbela
עברית: כרבלא
ქართული: ქარბალა
қазақша: Кербела
Кыргызча: Кербела
latviešu: Kerbela
lietuvių: Kerbela
Lingua Franca Nova: Carbala
lumbaart: Karbala
magyar: Kerbela
മലയാളം: കർബല
مصرى: كربلاء
مازِرونی: کربلا
Bahasa Melayu: Karbala
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ကရ်ဘလာ
Nederlands: Karbala
日本語: カルバラー
norsk: Karbala
norsk nynorsk: Karbala
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Karbalo
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਕਰਬਲਾ
پنجابی: کربلا
polski: Karbala
português: Carbala
română: Karbala
русский: Кербела
Scots: Karbala
shqip: Qerbelaja
sicilianu: Kerbala
Simple English: Karbala
سنڌي: ڪربلا
کوردی: کەربەلا
српски / srpski: Карбала
Sunda: Karbala
suomi: Karbala
svenska: Karbala
Tagalog: Karbala
தமிழ்: கர்பலா
татарча/tatarça: Кәрбәлаэ
Türkçe: Kerbela
українська: Кербела
اردو: کربلا
Winaray: Karbala
Zazaki: Kerbela
中文: 卡爾巴拉