Al-Rusafa, Iraq

Al-Rusafa or Al-Rasafa is one of the nine administrative districts in , , on the eastern side of the river Tigris. It is one of the old quarters of Baghdad, situated in the heart of the city, and is home to a number of public squares housing important monumental artworks.

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Archaeological site
, inscribed Di-ni-ik-tumKI, was a middle bronze-age town located somewhere in the lower Diyala region of Mesopotamia, on the Tigris river downstream from Upi and close to the northern border of Elam. is situated 2½ km south of Al-Rusafa, Iraq.

University
The , Iraq is one of Iraq's largest universities. is situated 3 km west of Al-Rusafa, Iraq.

Museum
Al-Shaheed Monument, also known as the Martyr's Memorial, is a monument designed by Iraqi sculptor, Ismail Fatah Al Turk, and is situated in the capital, . is situated 4 km northwest of Al-Rusafa, Iraq. Photo: Mimi.arashi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Suburb
or Baghdad Al-Jidida is one of nine administrative districts in , .

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