Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC) has released a 3,100-donum (775 hectare) site for development.
The Al-Bathaa land starts north of the Euphrates river and ends south of the old Ur railway line; to the west the land is adjacent to the Bathaa district while close to the center of Thi Qar Province on the east.
The Nasiriyah – Bathaa electricity line and pure water line goes transversally through the land which is also divided by Baghdad – Basra high way.
To the east of the land there is a fuel station, rest house and a restaurant.
There is an irrigation pump of 145 horse-power capacity.
The southern side of the land is 8-10 Km from the Ziggurat of Ur (pictured).
Possible uses include:
- Services projects (Hospitals, Universities …. etc)