Sadr City

Sadr City, formerly known as Al-Thawra and Saddam City, is a suburb district of the city of , . It was built in 1959 by Prime Minister Abdul Karim Qassim and later unofficially renamed Sadr City after Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr.

Landmarks in the Area

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 6 km south of Sadr City. Photo: Mimi.arashi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
The Ministry of Oil is the government agency responsible for Iraqi petroleum. is situated 6 km south of Sadr City.

The Haydar-Khana Mosque is a historic mosque in , . is situated 8 km southwest of Sadr City.

The Abu Hanifa Mosque also known as is one of the most prominent Sunni mosques in , . is situated 9 km west of Sadr City. Photo: Zzztriple2000, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Al Rusafa or Rasafa a district in of , , on the eastern side of the river Tigris. is situated 9 km south of Sadr City.

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