Dīwānīyah, Al-

Dīwānīyah, Al-

      town, south-central Iraq. The town lies in a riverine area about 20 miles (32 km) west of a channel of the Euphrates River, and some nearby areas are under irrigation. Agriculture is the main occupation; palm trees, vineyards, and orchards are cultivated. Pop. (2003 est.) 300,000.

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