Baghdad

Baghdad is the capital of and the second-largest city in the Arab world after . Located along the Tigris River, the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate.

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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, Baghdad. is situated 4 km east of Baghdad. Photo: Mimi.arashi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is a monument in central Baghdad built by Italian architect, Marcello D'Olivo, based on a concept by Iraqi sculptor, Khaled al-Rahal, and constructed between 1979 and 1982. is situated 3½ km south of Baghdad. Photo: Jeffrey Allan Backowski II, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The , officially known as the Swords of Qādisīyah، and popularly called the Hands of Victory or the Crossed Swords, are a pair of triumphal arches in central Baghdad, . is situated 4½ km southwest of Baghdad. Photo: Jeremy Weate, CC BY 2.0.

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