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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 1 month ago

How far is it from the site of the ancient city of Ur [Abraham's birthplace] and modern Basra, both in Euphrates valley, southern Iraq?

4 Answers

  • Sean
    Lv 6
    1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    Ur is modern-day Tall al-Muqayyar, Iraq. The distance from there to modern Basrah in southern Iraq is approx 146miles (235km) as the crow flies. This would have been a long journey in Abraham's day. With an average travel time of 16-20 hrs on good road, it probably took them longer as there weren't likely roads. At 12 hrs travel per day, you are looking at 12 days of solid, grueling travel.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    one camel ride                          

  • 1 month ago

    Camel distance. Postmodern camels come standard with  Google Maps

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Ur is Iran.


    map the rest...

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