Hotels near Shatt al-Arab: (10.95 mi) Castle Hotel (10.97 mi) Basra International Hotel (11.01 mi) Mnawi Basha Hotel (11.05 mi) Shams AL-Basra Hotel (11.07 mi) Basra Touristic Hotel; View all hotels near Shatt al-Arab on Tripadvisor Due to its strategic importance for both Iraq and Iran, for centuries both countries have defended their sovereignty rights over the river. The Shatt al-Arab, known in Iran as the Arvand Rud, is a river in Southwest Asia stretching more than 200 kilometers (124 mi) in length. Downstream of Qurnah, the area draining to the Shatt al Arab region is shared between Iran and Iraq. Along its 115-mile length, the Shatt al Arab waterway seems like a dead river. 123 miles (198 km) long. 5 Star Millenium operated hotel for the Ministry of Tourism (200 keys) including private villas, shopping mall and 9 hole golf course on the riverbank of the Shatt Al Arab river… Modelling Approaches to Understand Salinity Variations in a Highly Dynamic Tidal River. The Shatt al-Arab dispute was an important cause which led to the outbreak of the 1980-1988 war between Iraq and Iran. The Shatt al-Arab River forms the boundaries between Iran and Iraq before flowing into the Persian Gulf. Shatt al-Arab a river in the Mesopotamian Lowland. The Case of the Shatt al-Arab River. The body of water is historically and internationally known as the "Persian Gulf". The Shatt al-Arab is 195 km long and drains an area of more than 1 million sq km. Shatt al Arab (shät äl ä`räb), tidal river, 120 mi (193 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Tigris Tigris, river of SW Asia, c.1,150 mi (1,850 km) long, rising in the Taurus Mts., E Turkey, and flowing SE through Iraq to join the Euphrates River, with which it forms the Shatt al Arab. 301, 316; cf. Formed near the city of al-Qurnah by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, it forms a delta before emptying into the Persian Gulf. DOI link for Modelling Approaches to Understand Salinity Variations in a Highly Dynamic Tidal River.

Shatt al Arab (shät äl ä´räb), tidal river, 120 mi (193 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Tigris [1] and Euphrates [2] rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf [3], forming part of the Iraq-Iran border; the Karun [4] is its chief tributary. Along its 115-mile length, the Shatt al Arab waterway seems like a dead river. Modelling Approaches to Understand Salinity Variations in a Highly Dynamic Tidal River. Shatt al Arab (shät äl ä´räb), tidal river, 120 mi (193 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Tigris [1] and Euphrates [2] rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf [3], forming part of the Iraq-Iran border; the Karun [4] is its chief tributary. The Case of the Shatt al-Arab River. It is formed by the confluence of the Euphrates and the Tigris in the town of al-Qurnah in southern Iraq.The southern end of the river constitutes the border between Iraq and Iran to the mouth of the river where it discharges into the Persian Gulf. The body of water is historically and internationally known as the "Persian Gulf". Shatt-al-arab definition, a river in SE Iraq, formed by the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, flowing SE to the Persian Gulf.