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KUT-EL-AMARA, a small town in Turkish Asia, on the east bank of the Tigris (32 29' 19" N., 44 45' 37" E.) at the point where the Shatt-el-Hai leaves that stream. It is a coaling station of the steamers plying between Basra and Bagdad, and an important Turkish post for the control of the lower Tigris.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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