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Baghdad capital of Iraq

The capital of Iraq is the city of Baghdad, in the ancient city of Baghdad. The city of Baghdad is located in the middle of Iraq, and it is affiliated to the Baghdad Governorate. Baghdad was once the central capital of the Abbasid caliphate. The one who built the city of Baghdad was the Abbasid caliph Abu Ja`far al-Mansur in the second century AH, which corresponds to the eighth century AD. After the completion of the city’s construction, Abu Ja`far al-Mansur took it as the capital of the Abbasid caliphate, and Baghdad remained the capital of the Abbasid caliphate until it came The Abbasid caliph al-Mu’tasim Billah, and he built the city of Samarra, making it the capital of the caliphate, and the city of Samarra located north of the city of Baghdad.

Some geographical information about the city of Baghdad

The city of Baghdad extends over an area of ​​about 4,555 square kilometers, or the equivalent of 1759 square miles, and its average height above the sea surface is 34 meters, or 112 feet, and it is the largest city in Iraq in terms of population, with a population exceeding 7 million people, Its population, according to estimates in 2011, reached 7,216,040 people, and this number constitutes approximately 20% of the total population of Iraq, which is 36,004,552 people according to the estimates of the year 2014 AD.

With regard to population density in the city of Baghdad, it is the largest city in Iraq in terms of population density, with a population density of approximately 1584 people per square kilometer, or 4102 people per square mile; the city of Baghdad is the largest city in Iraq in terms of population, In terms of population density, and at the level of Arab countries, it is the second largest city in terms of population, after Cairo.

Information about the country of Iraq

Iraq (English: Iraq) is an Asian country located in relation to the continent of Asia on the southwestern side, and it is located on the northern borders of the Arabian Peninsula, and Iraq is not politically part of the Arabian Peninsula, but geographically it is half of the Iraqi lands included in the Arabian Peninsula, and this The lands are the southern, southwestern lands of Iraq. Iraq is bordered by Turkey on the northern side, bordered on the northwest by Syria, and on the western side by Jordan and Saudi Arabia, and on the southern side, by the southwestern Saudi Arabia, and Iran on the eastern side, and Kuwait on the southeastern side, and also on the western side. Southeast Arabian Gulf.

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