Al-Suwaira District

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Al-Suwaira District

قضاء الصويرة
Al-Suwaira District is located in Iraq
Al-Suwaira District
Al-Suwaira District
Coordinates: Coordinates: 32°54′43″N 44°46′15″E / 32.911836°N 44.770958°E / 32.911836; 44.770958
Country Iraq
GovernorateWasit Governorate
SeatAl-Suwaira
Time zoneUTC+3 (AST)

Al-Suwaira District (Arabic: قضاء الصويرة‎, romanizedKaza Al-Suwaira) is part of the Wasit Governorate in eastern Iraq and is about 35 km south-east of Baghdad. The Tigris runs through it. Famous for its fruit and palm orchards, its seat is the city of Al-Suwaira. Shaykh Mazhar Air Base is roughly 13 km west of the city of Al-Suwaira.