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Today is 18 Jalál, 174 B.E. (Apr 26, 2017)

Language of Origin: Farsi (Persian)

بغداد
Place: Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad meaning "Given by God" in Persian, is the capital of Iraq. The city is located on the River Tigris and dates back to the 8th century. Having a population estimated between 7 and 7.5 million, it is the largest city in Iraq, and the second largest city in the Arab World (after Cairo, Egypt).


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