Al-Rusafa

Al Rusafa or Rasafa a district in of , , on the eastern side of the river Tigris. The west side of the river is Al Karkh. It is one of the old quarters of , situated in the heart of the city and his home to a number of public squares housing important monumental artworks.

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Archaeological site
Diniktum, inscribed Di-ni-ik-tum, 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.

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

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. Photo: Mimi.arashi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Village
Sadr City, formerly known as Al-Thawra and Saddam City, is a suburb district of the city of , . is situated 9 km north of Al-Rusafa. Photo: Notwist, Public domain.

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