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Al Hillah, Iraq - Map Locator

Al Hillah, Iraq - Map Locator Ancient Places and/or Civilizations World History Geography

Babylon, the famous city of ancient and modern times, is located in today’s Iraq.  It is situated north of Al Hillah, Iraq.

This map depicts both cities, and numerous others.

Al Hillah is an ancient town which was founded on the Hillah branch of the River Euphrates.  It was once a center of Islamic study.  It is said that the tomb of Ezekiel, a Jewish prophet from the Old-Testament era, is located in a nearby village.

Al-Hillah is one of the places where historians believe the Hanging Gardens of Babylon may have been located.  Ruins of the famous Babylon are located nearby.

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