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Babylon
بابل
US Navy 030529-N-5362A-001 A U.S. Marine Corps Humvee vehicle drives down a road at the foot of Saddam Hussein's former Summer palace with ruins of ancient Babylon in the background.jpg
A pairtial view o the ruins o Babylon frae Saddam Hussein's Simmer Palace
Babylon lies in the center o Iraq
Babylon lies in the center o Iraq
Shawn within Iraq
Alternate name Akkadian: Bābili(m)[1]
Sumerian: KÁ.DINGIR.RAKI[1]
Ebreu: בָּבֶל‎‎, Bavel[1]
Greek: Βαβυλών, Babylṓn
Auld Persie: 𐎲𐎠𐎲𐎡𐎽𐎢, Bābiru
Kassite leid: Karanduniash
Location Hillah, Babil Govrenorate, Iraq
Region Mesopotamie
Teep Settlement
Aurie 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi)
History
Bigger Amorites
Foondit 1894 BC
Abandoned 141 BC
Site notes
Condeetion Ruined
Ainership Public
Public access Yes

Babylon (Akkadian: Bābili or Babilim; Arabic: بابل‎‎, Bābil) wis a signeeficant ceety in auncient Mesopotamie, in the fertile plain atween the Tigris an Euphrates rivers.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Cambridge Ancient History: Prolegomena & Prehistory: Vol. 1, Part 1. Accessed 15 Dec 2010.]