Al Hillah

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Al Hillah
Arabic: الحلة
Hillah
Ceety
Al Hillah is located in Iraq
Al Hillah
Al Hillah
Al Hillah's location inside Iraq
Coordinates: 32°29′N 44°26′E / 32.483°N 44.433°E / 32.483; 44.433
Kintra Banner o Iraq Iraq
Province Babil
Population (1998 Est)
 • Total 364,700

Al Hillah (Arabic: الحلة‎), also spelled Hilla or Hillah (BGN: Al Ḩillah) is a ceety in central Iraq on the Hilla branch o the Euphrates River, 100 km (62 mi) sooth o Baghdad. The population is estimatit at 364,700 in 1998. It is the caipital o Babil Province an is locatit adjacent tae the auncient ceety o Babylon, an close tae the auncient ceeties o Borsippa and Kish. It is situatit in a predominantly agricultural region which is extensively irrigatit wi watter providit bi the Hilla canal, producin a wide range o cereals, fruit an textiles.