Babylon

Babylon is a world heritage-listed ruin in , and used to be one of the most prominent cities of Ancient Mesopotamia. Alexander the Great chose Babylon to be the capital of the great empire he had created, and died there while planning further conquests.
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Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
The was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. Photo: rictor-and-david, CC BY 2.0.

Archaeological site
The Ésagila was a temple dedicated to Marduk, the protector god of Babylon.

Memorial
Lion of Babylon is a stone sculpture that was found in the ancient city of Babylon, Iraq. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Babylon

Latitude
32.5424° or 32° 32' 32.5" north
Longitude
44.4213° or 44° 25' 16.8" east
Open Location Code
8H46GCRC+WG
Elevation
37 metres (121 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 235011841
Geo­Names ID
98228
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Babilon
  • Albanian: Babiloni
  • Amharic: ባቢሎን
  • Arabic: Aţlāl Bābil
  • Arabic: Babilonia
  • Arabic: بابل (مدينة)
  • Arabic: بابل
  • Arabic: بابليون
  • Arabic: تسمية بابل
  • Arabic: مدينة بابل
  • Arabic: مملكة بابل
  • Arabic: مملكه بابل
  • Armenian: Բաբելոն
  • Asturian: Babilonia
  • Azerbaijani: Babil
  • Bashkir: Вавилон
  • Basque: Babilonia
  • Belarusian: Бабілён
  • Belarusian: Вавілон
  • Belarusian: Горад Вавілон
  • Bengali: ব্যাবিলন
  • Bosnian: Babilon
  • Breton: Babilon
  • Bulgarian: Вавилон
  • Catalan: Babilim
  • Catalan: Babilònia
  • Central Kurdish: بابل
  • Chinese: Pa-pí-lûn
  • Chinese: 巴比伦
  • Chinese: 巴比倫
  • Church Slavic: Вавѷлѡнъ
  • Chuvash: Вавилон
  • Croatian: Babilon
  • Czech: Babylón
  • Danish: Babylon
  • Dutch: Babel
  • Dutch: Babylon (stad)
  • Dutch: Babylon
  • Egyptian Arabic: بابل
  • English: Southern Palace
  • Esperanto: Babilono
  • Estonian: Paabel
  • Fijian: Na Matanitu ki Papiloni
  • Finnish: Baabel
  • Finnish: Babylon
  • French: Babylone
  • French: Etat de Babylone
  • Galician: Babel
  • Galician: Babilonia
  • Georgian: ბაბილონი
  • German: Babylon
  • Greek: Βαβυλώνα
  • Gujarati: બેબીલોન
  • Hebrew: בבל
  • Hebrew: ששך
  • Hindi: बाबिल
  • Hungarian: Babilon
  • Hungarian: Babilón
  • Hungarian: Babülón
  • Icelandic: Babýlon
  • Ido: Babilono
  • Indonesian: Babilonia
  • Indonesian: Babylon
  • Irish: An Bhablóin
  • Italian: Babele
  • Italian: Babilonia
  • Italian: Bābil
  • Japanese: バビロン
  • Kannada: ಬ್ಯಾಬಿಲೋನ್
  • Kazakh: Бабыл
  • Kazakh: Вавилон
  • Kirghiz: Вавилон
  • Korean: 바빌론
  • Kurdish: Babîl
  • Ladin: Babilonia
  • Latin: Babylon
  • Latvian: Babilona
  • Latvian: Bābele
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Babilon
  • Literary Chinese: 巴比倫
  • Lithuanian: Babilonas
  • Low German: Babel
  • Low German: Babylon
  • Macedonian: Вавилон
  • Malagasy: Babilona
  • Malagasy: Babilôna
  • Malay: Babylon
  • Malayalam: ബാബിലോണിയ
  • Marathi: बॅबिलोन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bă-bī-lùng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pa-pí-lûn
  • Nepali: बेबिलोन
  • Norwegian: Babylon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Babylon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Babylon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Babilònia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܒܒܠ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Babilōn
  • Panjabi: ਬੇਬੀਲੋਨ
  • Persian: بابل
  • Polish: Babilon
  • Portuguese: Babilónia
  • Portuguese: Babilônia
  • Pushto: بابل
  • Quechua: Babilun
  • Romanian: Babilon
  • Russian: Вавилон
  • Samoan: Le Malo o Papelonia
  • Scots: Babylon
  • Serbian: Вавилон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Babilon
  • Serbo-Croatian: Вавилон
  • Sindhi: بابل
  • Slovak: Babylon
  • Slovak: Babylónia
  • Slovenian: Babilon
  • Slovenian: Babilonija
  • Somali: Baabiyloon
  • Spanish: Babilonia
  • Swahili: Babeli
  • Swedish: Babylon
  • Tagalog: Babilonya
  • Tajik: Бобил
  • Tamil: பாபிலோன்
  • Tamil: பாபேல்
  • Tatar: Babil
  • Tatar: Vavilon
  • Telugu: బాబిలోన్
  • Thai: Babylon
  • Thai: บาบิโลน
  • Turkish: Babil
  • Ukrainian: Вавилон
  • Ukrainian: Вавілон
  • Urdu: بابل
  • Uzbek: Bobil
  • Vietnamese: Babylon
  • Võro: Paabõl
  • Waray (Philippines): Babylon
  • Welsh: Babilon
  • Western Armenian: Բաբելոն
  • Western Panjabi: بابل
  • Wolof: Babilon
  • Wu Chinese: 巴比伦
  • Yiddish: בבל
  • Yue Chinese: 巴比倫
  • Āthār Bābil
  • القصر الجنوبي

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