Kut

Kut

Al-Kūt (Arabic: الكوت‎; BGN: Al Kūt; also spelled Kut al-Imara or Kut El Amara; Kurdish: Kût‎; Turkish: Kut'ül Ammare or Kut) is a city in eastern Iraq, on the left bank of the Tigris River, about 160 kilometres (99 miles) south east of Baghdad. As of 2003[update] the estimated population is about 374,000 people.[1] It is the capital of the province long known as Al Kut, but since the 1960s renamed Wasit.

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