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- class="mergedtoprow" title="Location name (local name)" - class="mergedbottomrow" title="Category" - class="mergedtoprow" title="Country/Countries in which the site lies" - class="mergedtoprow" title="Major tributaries observed as the river flows" style="white-space: nowrap;"  - left Batman,Garzan,Botan,Khabur,Greater Zab,Lesser Zab,'Adhaim,Cizre,Diyala style="white-space: nowrap;"  - right Wadi Tharthar - class="mergedtoprow" - class="mergedtoprow" title="Source name" style="white-space: nowrap;"  - elevation 1,150 m(3,773 ft) style="white-space: nowrap;"  - coordinates style="white-space: nowrap;"  - location Al-Qurnah, Basra Governorate, Iraq - class="mergedtoprow" title="Length" style="white-space: nowrap;"  - average 1,014 m3/s(35,809 cu ft/s) style="white-space: nowrap;"  - max 2,779 m3/s(98,139 cu ft/s) style="white-space: nowrap;"  - min 337 m3/s(11,901 cu ft/s) <tr><td colspan="2">
Map of the Tigris-Euphrates basin area

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Tigris
River
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About 100 km from its source, the Tigris enables rich agriculture outside Diyarbakır, Turkey.
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Turkey, Syria, Iraq

Tributaries
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Diyarbakır, Mosul, Baghdad

style="white-space: nowrap;" Source Lake Hazar
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style="white-space: nowrap;" Mouth Shatt al-Arab
style="white-space: nowrap;" Length

1,850 km (1,150 mi)

style="white-space: nowrap;" Basin

375,000 km2 (144,788 sq mi)

style="white-space: nowrap;" Discharge for Baghdad
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Batman River

The Tigris ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}) is the eastern member of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, the other being the Euphrates. The river flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq and empties itself into the Persian Gulf.


Tigris sections
Intro  Geography  Navigation   Etymology   Management and water quality   Religion and mythology   See also  Notes   External links   

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